E3

Mario Kart TV Can Share Replays

Nintendo has announced that Mario Kart 8 will include a feature known as Mario Kart TV. This feature allows players to share replays of their races on Miiverse. I’m sure there are more details to follow, but for now it seems like a move in the right direction.

Nintendo Trailers Flood YouTube

Nintendo has been busy uploading videos to YouTube since the end of their Nintendo Direct presentation for E3 this morning.  I counted 20 new videos (including the Direct itself) that have been uploaded since their stream ended.  They also shared a few videos yesterday, bringing their total to 24 videos in the same number of hours. All of the main features from the Nintendo Direct each have their ...

Nintendo, E3, and The Competition

Although today is the official start of E3, yesterday was pretty revealing. By now, you surely know that the Xbox One will retail for a whopping $499 and will launch on November 21st in various markets.  They blasted us with game after game after game during their presentation, however it was fairly predictable in nature.  The always on requirement was confirmed (Must connect once every 24 hour pe...

My body is ready: Reggie details E3 plans for Nintendo

Nintendo of America President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime, was featured today on Nintendo’s YouTube account to discuss Nintendo’s plans for E3 2013. As mentioned previously, Reggie states that an hour-long Nintendo Direct will be available for live streaming on Tuesday June 11 at 7 AM PST. In addition, Reggie spoke out on other events that would occur during Nintendo’s first day at...

Wii U Basic Sets To Be Recalled From GameStop Stores After E3

According to a source over at Kotaku, GameStop will be sending all of their Wii U basic sets back to Nintendo on June 18th.  Their source, someone that seems to work within GameStop received the following email at work: “Nintendo Wii U Basic Recall – Two Week Preparation On Tuesday, 6/18, all stories will need to return all new/unopened Wii U Basic (020359). .. Stores that have 10 or m...

Best Buy Locations To Demo Nintendo’s E3 Games

This year, Nintendo has teamed up with Best Buy to bring E3 to the fans.  To be part of this moment in Nintendo/E3 history, you need only to visit a participating Best Buy location on either: • June 12 from 4 p.m.–8 p.m. • June 15 from 1 p.m.–5 p.m. The event is limited to only 110 retail locations at this time, up ten from the original announcement, throughout the United States and Canada.  At th...

RUMOR: Nintendo and E3

An IGN member, that goes by the name of 100 Year Old Gamer, has shared some rumors centering around Nintendo and E3.  As always, these are just rumors until they are proven or dismissed by Nintendo themselves, however 100 Year Old Gamer has proven correct in the past, and he claims to work at Nintendo (Don’t they all though?). Below is a lost of some of the information that he reveled within...

Reader Mail: Send in your questions for the next episode of Infendo Radio

We here at Infendo care about our readers, so we want to get back in the mix of things by answering your hard-pressed questions about the world of Nintendo. It’s been a while since we’ve answered questions on Infendo Radio; most of it has had to deal with time, editing, and a slight detour of Eugene, Scott, and myself spending two episodes discussing the Top 25 Nintendo games of all-ti...

Nintendo Clarifies E3 2013 Plans

Yesterday, it was reported that Nintendo would be scaling down from a large E3 press conference and focus solely on smaller events during the week of LA-based video game convention. Nintendo of America’s Senior Director of Corporate Communications Charlie Scibetta was able to clarify what the company plans to do in the wake of this jaw dropping announcement. “As you’ve already seen, a lot of...

Report: Nintendo Will Not Hold Major E3 Presser This Year

Speaking with investors, Satoru Iwata mentioned about scaling down the glitz and glamour of major E3 press conferences in favor of smaller events. “Unlike previous years, we will not have a large-scale [E3] presentation directed to everyone in the world. Instead, we are planning several smaller events focusing on software for America. Among these hands-on events will be one for American distributo...

Miyamoto Interviewed By Polygon

Today Polygon’s interview with the great Shirgeru Miyamoto went up. Although obviously on a tight PR leash, the interview makes an interesting watch or read nonetheless. Miyamoto goes over what he wants to be achieved by the imminent Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, and why Nintendo have decided 2013 should be the ‘Year of Luigi’. Amongst the other topics discussed are Nintendo&...

What does Nintendo need to bring to E3?

Sony and Microsoft both have next gen consoles on the way. Soon. This much we know for sure. As for whether or not they will be show stoppers and garner enough support to take whatever momentum the Wii U has gained in the last few months remains to be seen. Nintendo can control their own destiny with a good showing at E3 and beyond. What should Nintendo bring to the table? Read on to hear my thoug...