Posts Tagged ‘Nintendo’

As a Nintendo fan, I was quite shocked to see the Wii U shown off at today’s E3 Microsoft press conference. Oh wait, the tablet you connect to your console to alter your gaming experience wasn’t the Wii U? It was Microsoft’s Xbox SmartGlass? Oh, well, excuse me.

Before I launch into what might be a full-scale rant, I do want to clarify my background. I am, ultimately, a Nintendo fan. I’ve been very disgruntled with their treatment of their fans over the past few years, but that doesn’t change the fact that my hood is somewhere between Pallet Town and Yoshi’s Island.

I have some background in non-Nintendo gaming, including with the Xbox 360. And truth be told, I don’t inherently dislike other publishers because I’m a Nintendo fan. In fact, over the past few years I’ve become really jealous over the gaming experiences Microsoft and Sony have given their fans.

That being said, I was kinda perturbed when I realized how similar SmartGlass was to the Wii U, especially considering they will likely be released around the same time. Follow me after the break.

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New information about Wii U!

Watch the broadcast online here!

UPDATE AFTER WATCHING:

Welp, I have to say, I am impressed.  Nintendo, well done.

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E3 Official Twitter @e3expo

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2012 starts tomorrow in Los Angeles, California.  Are you as stoked as I am?!  The E3 Expo is the best time to find out about the year’s greatest upcoming games.  Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and more all have set times where they reveal their big plans.  All of the coverage will be covered on the G4 television channel, but much of the expo is streamed online.  Here is the schedule for this year’s E3 Expo:

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