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E3 2011: Nintendo Press Conference Liveblog

News; Jun. 7, 2011; Channels: Video Games; By Ryan Goodman, Kyle James Hovanec
Subtypes: Liveblog, News
We're live from the Nintendo E3 2011 conference!
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Check back here regularly for our Liveblog of Nintendo's E3 2011 press conference. We'll keep you updated.

 


10:13:27AM

Show is ending. 

10:12:02AM

4 official Nintendo systems: DS, Wii, 3DS and Wii U.

10:11:04AM

EA games is telling how their games will fully use the Wii U 

10:07:33AM

Slew of third party titles shown including Assassins Creed. Ghost Recon Online, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Ninja Gaiden 3, and Darksiders II.

10:04:04AM

wii u games

10:02:41AM

Lego City Stories announced for Wii U. 

10:02:13AM

These are not games, but prototypes. 

10:01:18AM

Two more games shown, one using the Wii U to block objects and a multiplayer game that can be played on Wii/Wii U.

10:00:33AM

New Super Mario Brothers Mii using your Mii characters is shown. 

9:57:27AM

New Smash Brothers for 3DS and Wii U. 

Wii U

9:54:09AM

Create a strong bond between games, TV and the internet. 

9:51:34AM

Two joysticks, control pad, rumble feature, touch screen, microphone, camera, gyroscope, and trigger buttons. 

9:49:46AM

Uses functions to take your gaming on the go, augmented reality, video calls, and internet url capture.  Will be released in 2012. 

9:45:28AM

New Nintendo name: Wii U. Controller appears to have a touch screen with traditional buttons on the side.

9:43:33AM:

Virtural Console announced for 3DS with a free Excitebike 3D later on.

9:42:11AM

Pokemon Black and White will have an enhanced 3D Pokedex by finding these Pokemon in the real world through AR markers.

9:41:25AM

Montage of third party titles being shown, including Resident Evil and Metal Gear Solid.

9:36:56AM

New Luigi's mansion being shown. Appears to look and play similar to the original Gamecube title. 

9:35:54AM

Kid Icarus shown. Will feature online multiplayer and an interactive card game. 

9:33:59AM

Shows 3D and 2D side scrolling. 

9:32:18AM

New Mario 3D game being shown. First 3D Mario created from scratch for a portable system. 

9:30:06AM

Star fox gameplay being shown. Can use traditional controls or motion controls. Can use the 3DS camera to put real faces in game.  Releases September. 

Can customize and build your own Kart. Release Holiday 2011.

9:29:31AM

Karts grow glider wings in air and gain propellers under water. 

9:28:40AM

Mario Kart gameplay being shown. 

9:27:17AM

Reggie Fils- Amie has taken the stage. Talking about we want "new along with the old". Something for everyone.

9:25:07AM

Mario Kart for 3DS, Star Fox for 3DS, a new Mario title for 3DS, Kid Icarus for 3DS, Luigi'a Mansion for 3DS shown in short montage.

9:24:01AM

Details will follow later. "Innovation will solve everything." "New platform will be a measured step to reaching the goal."

9:22:42AM

Talking about how a platform has been created that all can play.  "Deeper and Wider"

9:21:48AM

Nintendo's global president has taken the stage.

zelda

9:18:02AM

Legend of Zelda Symphony Concert announced for every major region in the world. 

9:17:23AM

Most satisfying experience out of any in the series.

9:16:16AM

Skyward Sword will be released this holiday season. With a special gold Wii-mote as special promotion. 

9:15:41AM

4 Swords as a free download for DSi this September. 

9:14:55AM

Ocarina of Time 3D will be released next week on 3DS. 

9:14:05AM

There will be a Zelda game on every Nintendo console. Link's Awakening for download on 3DS for one. 

miyamoto

anniversary

9:09:43AM

A graphic saying The Legend of Zelda: 25th Anniversary was shown. Miyamoto has now taken the stage. 

9:07:01AM

A live orchestra is being used to play the accompanying music.

9:05:18AM

Show is starting, showing a Zelda montage. 

9:00:48AM

Any time now, the show should be starting. 

8:56:05AM

4 minutes!

8:49:18AM

About ten minutes away!

8:39:02AM

Strands of thin paper can bee seen floating in the air. Confetti drop?

8:36:47AM

Nokia Theater is packed! So many people everywhere!

pre conference Nintendo

8:28:07AM

More people are filing in. The atmosphere is excited and very active. 

8:21:58AM

We're about a half hour away.

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