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Nintendo E3 Conference Trailers

Wiill U be buying their new console?

Building excitement and momentum for the upcoming launch of the Wii U we knew was the primary purpose Nintendo’s main E3 conference.  Having talked about the Wii U’s general capabilities on Sunday and with their main 3DS presentation coming up tomorrow their E3 stage was clear for lots of Wii U software and that’s what they delivered.

We knew (Wii nU?) Pikmin 3 was coming but that didn’t stop us being impressed by just how good it looked:

Then it was time for a refresher of the features of the Wii U GamePad:

Another new Nintendo console, another Super Mario Bros. game.  No matter what you might think about Nintendo reusing (Wii Using? Okay, no more) existing games you can’t deny they do keep delivering quality game play while continually adding new features.

The Wii U will need strong 3rd party support and the first featured game was Batman: Arkham City: Armoured Edition.  If you have already played the game on other consoles will it offer enough new content to tempt you back again?

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Next it was sizzle reel time showing off many 1st and 3rd party Wii U titles.  Anything here particularly to your fancy?

Don’t worry your existing Wii Balance Board will work fine with Wii Fit U:

Every console needs a karaoke game and with the lyrics on GamePad you can face your audience while playing SiNG (working title) and get them to dance along.

Now time for the least undercover undercover game ever, LEGO City Undercover:

Ubisoft continued making their E3 presence felt in everyone else’s conferences.  First up was Just Dance 4:

Despite having an appalling name ZombiU‘s game play looks pretty good:

We’ll skip the re-run of the trailers we saw in Ubisoft’s own conference yesterday and there is as yet no video of the closing game from Nintendo, Nintendoland, so that’s all folks.

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11 Comments
  1. cc_star
    Team TSA: Writer
    Since: Forever

    Trailers are probably the best way to watch it, that way you can avoid the awful presentation & awkward staged conversations. Reggie would present the biggest announcement ever like he was presenting a 20% drop in sales to his fellow board-members.

    Comment posted on 05/06/2012 at 21:23.
  2. Awayze
    Member
    Since: Jul 2010

    The Wii U looks kinda lame tbh, it only has a 3 core CPU and a unknown AMD Radeon GPU, I doubt it will have the graphic capability of the PS3.

    Comment posted on 05/06/2012 at 22:17.
    • Sympozium
      Member
      Since: Aug 2009

      Maybe it would be less powerful but it will have exclusives that will be unique from Xbox or PS3, just hope that casual games don’t ruin it again or even a drought.

      Comment posted on 06/06/2012 at 10:12.
  3. flatspikes
    Member
    Since: May 2009

    That was a neat and efficient way of catching up… however I guess I missed out on Reggie’s unique style…

    Comment posted on 05/06/2012 at 22:26.
  4. colmshan1990
    Member
    Since: Apr 2009

    Rayman Legends is the only reason I’m considering a WiiU at the moment.
    Would need to be cheap though- I want to buy a new laptop and phone this year.

    Comment posted on 05/06/2012 at 22:31.
    • Klart
      Member
      Since: Jun 2010

      Is it exclusive for the Wii U?

      Comment posted on 06/06/2012 at 08:32.
    • Sympozium
      Member
      Since: Aug 2009

      Probably not it was rumoured for Vita and other things.

      Comment posted on 06/06/2012 at 10:13.
  5. Klart
    Member
    Since: Jun 2010

    Can’t say I’m convinced. I’ll stick to the Playstation brand.

    Comment posted on 06/06/2012 at 08:32.
  6. SteveShd
    Member
    Since: Jan 2011

    Buy a Wii U? Maybe…. (but probably not)

    Comment posted on 06/06/2012 at 09:14.
  7. freezebug2
    Member
    Since: Dec 2008

    Looks a fantastic console, and that Wii U controller is doing what the Vita should have done in conjuction with the PS3 from day one!!
    Bravo Ninty

    Comment posted on 06/06/2012 at 09:43.
  8. hazelam
    Member
    Since: Feb 2009

    the lego city game looks pretty good.

    it’s probably about as close as we’re ever gonna get to seeing a lego gta game.

    i was hoping to see the aliens game though, and not just because i had it in the e3 bingo.
    i wanted to see the motion tracker.

    zombi u looks cool too, and it’s set in london,
    wipe out the zombie hordes on the streets our our capital. ^_^

    Comment posted on 06/06/2012 at 10:00.