Nintendo Press Conference Live Blog




This is Brendon. Apparently Nintendo decided to not have wifi in their press conference. So if you’d like to follow Eddie’s live coverage, check out his twitter, http:/ In the meantime, Kyle will be watching the stream and Eddie’s twitter from the convention center to update this page.

UPDATE: 9:38AM Kyle here. Got wifi and ready to get rollin’.

9am: still nobody on stage

9:05: curtains up. Video of people enjoying Nintendo products. Cammie Dunaway on stage.

9:08: she told up a story about her failed snowboarding adventure. Introduces Shaun White and SW Snowboarding from Ubisoft. Balance b

9:11 Doesn’t look half bad. Coming by year’s end

9: 13: Satoru Iwata on stage

9:15 Talking about paradigm shift in gaming over past few years

9 16 Talking about how Nintendo games sell over longer time periods

9 17 Grandmas on screen. Talking about how the market has expanded

9 19 Nintendo selling like holiday season year round. Guitar Hero three selling best on Wii

9 20 Takes jab at copycat products

9 22 Animal Crossing: City Folk on screen

9 23 Has added communication features. Send messages to other Wii systems, pcs, and phones

9 26 Wii Speak revealed. Mic for a whole room of players. Online multiplayer voice chat

9 27 Reggie on stage. Reminds us that the DS and Pokemon print money

9 32 talking about "evergreen" titles again. New Nintendo buzzword?

9 34 approaching gaming on multiple fronts.

Talks about success of third party software on Wii

9 36 Star Wars: Clone Wars, Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party, and Call of Duty: World at War on screen

9 41 showing new Guitar Hero On Tour Decades and Spore Creatures for DS

9 43 GH Decades has song sharing between versions

9 44 New Pokemon and GTA Chinatown Wars announced for DS

9 46 Adding function to DS. Flights sports recipes etc

9 47 Wii Motion Plus, Wii Sports Resort announced

9:56 WSR is all about beach sports. Cammie throws frisbee to dog. Reggie rides jet ski. The two swordfight/joust.

9 54 new game this holiday….dude drumming his ASS off on stag.

9 58 Miyamoto joins on sax. Game is Wii Music. (Kyle says: "OH EM GEE")

10 01 Looks fun. Competition for other music games. Not a rhythm game (Kyle says: "Music creation, the next big thing in gaming?")

10 03 Users press buttons, move body, and maneuver Wii remote to play over 50 instruments. (Kyle says: "Crossing my fingers for the harmonica and the kazoo.")

10 04 All real time sound production and one to one gestures. (Kyle says: "Recording? Filters? Sync with KORG DS?")

10 05 Wii music records music videos. Six people playing Mario tune on stage together no. (Kyle: Wait, six people? More than 4 per system? Online play?)

10 07 Reggie and Cammie back on stage to recap. "Wii is not a fad" Nintendo continuing to advance.

10 09 show’s over  (Kyle: "Megaton? Not really, but Nintendo doesn’t need one.")


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Author: Eddie Inzauto View all posts by
Eddie has been writing about games on the interwebz for over ten years. You can find him Editor-in-Chiefing around these parts, or talking nonsense on Twitter @eddieinzauto.

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