E3 2010

Nintendo 3DS won’t be sold at a loss, says CEO Iwata; Price speculation ensues

In a recent interview with GamesBeat, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata mentioned that while he couldn’t divulge pricing at this time, the Nintendo 3DS would not be sold at a loss to Nintendo. From the interview: SI: I have to refrain from talking specifically about the price point. What I can confirm is that, in terms of the production costs, it will cost more than the costs for the Nintendo DS today. ...

Kinection Error: Don’t Move! Sony and Microsoft fall flat at E3

Despite impressive tech demos at last year’s E3, Microsoft’s recently re-branded “Kinect” and Sony’s Playstation Move controller felt more dated than the “underpowered” Nintendo console they are trying to out-motion. What do we mean by dated? Obviously this has nothing to do with graphical capability or processing power – something on which both the Xbox 360 and Playsta...

Wii Zelda pushed back to refine visual style

Nintendo stated during their E3 press conference that they had wanted to finish The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword in time for holiday release, but decided instead to aim for an early 2011 release date to ensure quality.  What will they be working on with those extra months? According to Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma, it’s the games visual style. Speaking of the game at an E3 roundtable,...

The 3DS is the PR lie that tells the truth

Major hardware innovations and revisions come and go, often with promises that they will “change everything,” and “forever alter the way we see gaming.”  The Nintendo 3DS delivers on these nonsense PR phrases in a very literal sense, delivering a 3D visual experience without the need for glasses – we are now looking at games in a new way, one that was not previously ...

Will takes Zelda Skyward Sword for a test drive

Your podcast co-host and ours, Will Thompson was one of the very first people to pick up the newest Zelda game, Skyward Sword, at the Nintendo Press Conference yesterday morning. Will’s playthrough of the demo was led by his lovely guide Amber and captured on film by Roger DiLuigi. In this playthrough, it’s worth noting that Will got further than anyone else had up until this point and...

Missing: Vitality Sensor

Nintendo’s E3 ’09 press conference brought the announcement of the Vitality Sensor and shortly thereafter specualtion about what it might be used for. This years press conference however did not even contain a mention of the device. Why was the vitality sensor completely absent from Nintendo’s press conference?

PSA For Nintendo Fans

If you haven’t checked out Nintendo’s E3 Network yet, check it out! They’ve got screenshots and trailers for most of the great new games announced by the Big N this morning. They’ve also got some in depth interviews with Miyamoto, Sakurai, and others about the 3DS, Kid Icarus, and others. They’ve even got footage from the Nintendo Booth itself. I found myself sucked i...

Images straight from Nintendo Press Conference

Our Infendo team is working to get more impressions from the show floor. Hit the jump for a few more images snapped at Nintendo’s press conference.

Infendo – E3 2010 Nintendo Press Conference LIVE BLOG

It’s that time again, Nintendo fans! Hit the jump for live coverage direct from Nintendo’s Press Conference!