It’s that time again! Nintendo will be holding their E3 Press Conference today, and I will be updating this post with info from the show as it happens!
11:50 AM: Press have been seated.
12:06 PM: My feed is working fine, and they’re showing the stage which consists of a big screen showing casual gamers playing Nintendo things.
12:08 PM: Nintendo Woman talking about snowboarding
12:11 PM: Carrot Top is demoing a snowboarding game.
12:12 PM: Oh wait, that’s Shawn White. Shawn Whites Snowboarding from Ubisoft.
12:14 PM: Iwata takes the stage. He sounds so wise. “Selling Millions of Bathroom Scales” in reference to Wii Fit. hehehe.
12:18 PM: Mentions that the Mario and Zelda teams are working on new games.
12:19 PM: 200,000 DS’s sold a week!
12:24 PM: Animal Crossing: City Folk announced. Graphics look better than Gamecube, in style of DS version. City featured. Many Stores. Mii Support! Wii Microphone. Voicechat! Sits on Sensor Bar! I am really looking forward to this.
12:28 PM: Reggie takes the stage. Animal Crossing coming by the end of this year.
12:29 PM: Graphs. Nintendo’s doing good in sales. Shocking.
12:36 PM: 3 new games. Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Rayman Raving Rabbids: TV Party, and Call of Duty World At War.
12:43PM: Guitar Hero: On Tour Decades, Spore Creatures, and new Pokemon Ranger on DS.
12:44PM: Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars on DS! Awesome!
12:46PM: Cooking Navi Cook book localized.
12:47PM: Talking about Wii Motion Plus now.
12:48PM: Wii Sports Resort to use the Motion Plus!
12:49PM: Dog Disc Throw in Wii Sports Resort. Similar to the Nintendogs game.
12:51PM: Water sports looks like Wave Race.
12:52PM: Sword Dueling! Day One.
12:54PM: Wii Sports Resort this Spring.
12:56PM: Man playing Drum Solo, and Miyamoto Playing Saxophone! Wii Music! This looks amazing.
1:01PM: Piano, Sax, Guitar, Violin, Big Drum, and Drums. Wii Balance Board used for Pedal. Conducting is still in.
1:04PM: They’re going to play us a song. At least 6 players. It’s the Mario theme!
1:08PM: Finishing up. Reggie states again that the Wii is not a Fad.
1:10PM: Shows over. People I’ve talked to weren’t satisfied. I like most of the stuff they showed. Guess I’m just a fan of fun games or something.