Countdown To E3The biggest, priciest, most glamorous license in the games biz is scheduled for release day and date with the film (May 15) and most of the industry is wondering just how big Infogrames bet will pay off. E3 Conference Program attendees will have three opportunities to get close to the Matrix/Shiny/Infogrames story at this years E3 show. Shiny founder and president David Perry will sit on two E3 conference panels on Day Three of the suddenly star-packed program, and Infogrames biz dev maestro Steve Allison, VP of Marketing of Infogrames L.A Studio, will sit across the inquisitors table in a Charlie Rose-like interview on the conference programs opening day, May 14. A close read of the conference speakers list reveals additional industry stars as well. Ratchet & Clank designer Ted Price, Splinter Cell producer Mathieu Ferland, and Deus Ex project director Harvey Smith are grouped in a super-sweet session on gamings new Hot Shots.