A Look Back at Nintendo’s E3 2005 Show

Nintendo was in the middle of an almost undeserved bravado during E3 2005. While their E3 2004 press conference brought the house down with Reggie Fils-Aime’s ass-kicking debut and the reveal of a realistic Zelda for GameCube, Nintendo’s latest home console was solidly in third place and the recently released PSP was a significant threat to the well-being of the Game Boy line, even with the successful launch of the DS. As Nintendo President Satoru Iwata said, though, “actions speak louder than words,” and Nintendo acted like they were the kings of the industry. In retrospect, E3 2005 is the middle chapter of the near flawless turnaround from GameCube to Wii, and while it might seem to be pedestrian now, it was effective at the time.

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greenmiker1326d ago

Good old days with great moments. This year we will see a Nintendo E3 direct maybe.