Nintendo E3 2011 Press Conference Live Updates

It’s Nintendo’s turn in the spotlight, and I’m sure the moment many have long awaited. Today we see the long rumored, even longer awaited unveiling of Nintendo’s HD console. There’s nothing more I can say to build the tensio so let’s start the show!

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Nintendo Announces 3D Super Mario and Other Features for 3DS

What a surprise, Nintendo announced at today’s Game Developers Conference that it is working on a new 3D Super Mario game for the 3DS handheld. It will likely be a full 3D game rather than a 2D game with 3D backgrounds like New Super Mario Bros, because it is being developed by the same team behind both Super Mario Galaxy games for the Wii.

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It’s Not Over, ‘Til It’s Over

Seems like Kirby isn’t alone in his sentiment for the Guitar Hero franchise and it’s recent demise at the hands of owner Activision. So much so they have reversed course… well, only slightly.

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Miyamoto Developing a Super Mario Bros. for 3DS

Nintendo’s most famous developer, Shigeru Miyamoto, is working on a new Super Mario Bros. title for the 3DS. The game will be designed specifically to take advantage of the handheld’s technology.

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New Features for Ocarina of Time for 3DS

The update of the Nintendo 64 classic for the 3DS, Zelda: Ocarina of Time, will have a more user-friendly interface. Just don’t expect a new dungeon or any other extra content. But even from these videos from Kotaku, the improved graphics are readily apparent, crisper and more detailed than the N64 version.

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3DS Launch Lineup

Nintendo has announced it will ship more than 30 3DS titles between the handheld’s launch on March 27 and the beginning of this years E3 on June 7.

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Kid Icarus: Uprising Gameplay Video

At Nintendo World 2011, Hideki Konno demonstrated some gameplay from the long awaited Kid Icarus sequel, Kid Icarus: Uprising. It is actually the third game in the series but the first in 20 years.

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Sega Announces Captain America: Super Soldier

Eich! Mein jawbone!

Just when you thought WWII games were on sabbatical, think again. Of course Captain America: Super Soldier is not your typical WWII game. Captain America was specifically created to battle Nazis, and Super Soldier is a third-person adventure in which he gets to face his archenemy, Red Skull.

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Landon Donovan Lands Cover for FIFA Soccer 11

Press Release:

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -– (BUSINESS WIRE) –- Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced today that Los Angeles Galaxy star Landon Donovan has been chosen for the cover of EA SPORTSTM FIFA Soccer 11. The 28-year-old American soccer hero will join Real Madrid’s Kaka and Arsenal’s Carlos Vela on the front cover of FIFA Soccer 11 in the United States and Canada when it is available in retail stores September 28.

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Nintendo’s Loss and Gamers Gains

Nintendo today announced their first quarter financials and things didn’t look so good for the Big N. On the plus side they did announce a number of release dates for hotly anticipated hardware and software in their second quarter forecast.

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