Dropping out of E3 completely and showcasing its games elsewhere would be much better than the company's present half-hearted approach.
Sh*t-stirring article. One presentation went bad, neglect to mention last year was one of the best in E3 history, and that the rest of Nintendo's offerings at this year's E3 were great. The NWC was amazing, and the Treehouse live was awesome. Microsoft should have abandoned E3 forever after being murdered on stage guys. No? Nintendo didn't even have the worst presentation this year, that dubious honor goes to EA. No article on how they should do us all a favor and pull out of Earth's atmosphere after that cancer inducing mess? Disappointing.
Yea they take the fun out of E3. Having it pre-recorded make it less exciting and less intimate.
"Yea they take the fun out of E3." Each of the big 3 have had their ups and downs at past E3's. You're just being a hater. Grow up.
I thought it was the exact opposite, the pre-recording made it feel far more intimate as it gave them the chance to say what they wanted free from the pressure of a live stage. Not knocking live presentations but I can see the benefits of doing what Nintendo did even if what they showed did suck.
Defensive much? Jesus you take this personally. Nintendo had undoubtedly the worst E3! Microsoft did fine wtf?? Still each of the big 3 has had an atrocious E3 in their past this article is nonsense
Exactly so because Nintendo had a bad E3 this year they should now pull out? Who writes these articles?
Uh, has everyone forgotten about Microsoft XB1 reveal at E3? It is the first time I actually heard people MOAN at E3. Worst presentation ever still goes to Microsoft.
No divert as much as you want the hardware was still exciting there was NOTHING EXCITING ABOUT NINTENDO's E3 and those troll dance sequences in between ugh.... Microsoft had their terrible reveal. Sony had their $600 boomerang reveal. Nintendo has this complete dud to add to the list
It was a bad E3 compared to their blockbuster last year conference. The reality was it wasn't bad just unimpressive. They had some good announcements but for some reason they didn't do enough with Wii U. Why didn't they talk about fatal frame? Why didn't they talk about devil's third? I mean do you really think a Platnium starfox game and Mario Luigi Paperjam were bad things to show?
* Just stop people. Some of you are trying way to hard to hate.
I don't see the logic. They failed momentously this year, but succeeded emphatically last year. If anything, we should demand them to be more consistent at E3. I'm just going to downvote the website, because this is just clickbait garbage.
i agree, they just had a bad e3 this year but last year was great. nintendo made the mistake of talking about it's new system too early and now that's what everyone wants to hear. especially after seeing zelda pulled out of this years e3 and no new games for the wii u. i like the nintendo direct videos because what it shows is nintendo. it doesn't show all the garbage microsoft and sony pull off on stage with exclusive debut or exclusive dlc. nintendo is still able to focus on what they do.
Someone sounds a little butt-hurt.
by this logic shouldn't we no longer have EA cause all 3 of the first parties all have had plenty of bad E3's this wasn't the first time one of the first party had a bad conference and it won't be the last time we see a bad E3 from any of them.
Wrong, Everyone loves a comeback story. Success is sweetest after failure.
Nintendo is/was too focused on capturing that DS money. The 3 great games they had sitting there begging to be displayed got kicked to the side by a boring Star Fox demo. Fire Emblem Fates Xenoblade Chronicles X Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Liked the Paper Mario/M&L crossover. That Metroid game was the turd of E3. Me myself personally the Zelda thing was stale as well.
Nintendo need to pull out of E3 or release Super Mario 6000
Not sure the last time Nintendo actually had a great E3, seems like every year we're talking about the same thing about Nintendo...
Did you not watch last year's e3? Nintendo had the best showing, Sony and Microsoft might aswell of stayed at home. Sony fanboys want to erase that from their memory like it never happened but it did.
The general consensus last year was that Nintendo dominated. The only bad E3s from them that I can recall were this one and the Wii Music/Skyward Sword demonstration one (and that's even stretching it).
look at what they announced last year If one hit, super smash bros, decides if your E3 is good or not then that is a sorry lineup of games you must have I bought pokemon for the ds, but it wasn't a ground breaking announcment as it's the second iteration of their new layout. Again, for ME, Nintendo hasn't had a good or great E3 in several years.
Are you sure you were around last year? It was more than just "one hit," and everyone agreed that Nintendo won. I understand that's your personal opinion, but that's not what most people think.
Uhh they kicked ass last year, made microsoft and sony look tame.
This article is ridiculous.
you probably don't like it because it's talking bad about nintendo. Gamers have spoken PS4 22.3 million shipped after 1,5 year Xbox One around 13 million shipped after 1,5 year Wii U 9.54 million shipped after 2,5 years
3DS - 50+ Million Sales. Leaves all the other systems in the dust. Yes, gamers have spoken. Nintendo has had the highest first party software sales each year for the last 5 years, yes, gamers have spoken. Amiibo are a hot collectors item, yes gamers have spoken.
Falling back on just the sales of the 3 home consoles, without looking at the bigger picture, like the rest of the drones. For shame. Get back under the bridge.
"Gamers have spoken" How many of those PS4 and X1 sales are from casuals? Most people I know with these consoles are casual gamers. But of course people like you will deny that.
So all over 22.3 million users are gamers like gamers who spends hours playing games. Not Madden, NBA, CoD, GTA, FiFa or any of those. Because I know a lot of PS4 owners who only plays those they arent gamers. Coupled with the fact that the 9.5m sold were solely base off Nintendo software and a several third parties exclusives driving sales in Japan. The system that sells the most have the most casuals. Dont believe me. Go on Ustream. Almost every PS4 stream is PlayRoom and some group of people who use it solely for PodCast. Sad right. 22.3m is an amazing number to sell in over a year but to say gamers has spoken is laughable.
Gamers have spoken.... ummm any cell phone or tablet sales. aLSO tHE ps4 SALES ARE SLOWING... maybe gamers have woken up?
What even? That's a horrible idea. They didn't have a good show this year, but because of that, they should give up and stop presenting new games at E3? Are you forgetting last year? Nintendo was AMAZING. If companies stopped showing up after one bad year, there would be NO one at E3.
Last year they did good, this year not so good, next year if they are revealing nx as suspected it will probably be good. I don't want them to drop out of e3.
Who writes this rubbish?
To be quite honest I'm surprised they haven't already, it seemed to me as though that was what the digital events were leading up to. Especially with the games press being in the state that it's in these days.
Nintendo never catch a break. One bad E3 = Pull out of E3 One bad year = Pull out of hardware race LIKE CHILL
Corrupt media is corrupt.
This article takes it a little too far. How about instead of pulling out of E3 just make next years one amazing? Yes Nintendo has been screwing up a lot the past few years, but their E3 rpresentstions have been relatively good (except for 2008 and this year). In fact last year Nintendo had an amazing E3.
Nintendo had just an amazing E3 this year as last year. The NWC was a showstopper, they have the most impressive lineup for 2015 than anyone. They were the only ones to actually have dated games. Saying they should never return to E3 is nuts.
Keep repeating that to yourself, over and over, and you might even believe it. But only the most diehard Nintendo fans such as yourself would try to make those claims. In reality, this year's presentation by Nintendo was a complete dud, they showed almost nothing at all for the Wii U, and the few new games they revealed were widely regarded as trash (like the Metroid Prime abortion, and the Animal Crossing dud). And you keep harping on Nintendo only showing "dated games", so what? If the "dated games" are mostly mediocre stuff, that really isn't something to be proud of, is it?
The ignorance here is really alarming. Fire Emblem Awakening was the highest metacritic game of 2012, A sequel is a big deal. Same WITH xenoblade X. "the few new games they revealed were widely regarded as trash (like the Metroid Prime abortion" Is that why when people actually got hands on time with it they loved it?
they have the most impressive lineup for 2015 than anyone.''' Hahahah nope. I hope you are kidding cause looks ridiculous you statement.
No offense but all you did is blow hot air. You did not disprove anything. Nintendo so far has had the most metacritic games over 75 of the big 3. Nothing looks to stop that this year.
Nintendo really has already effectively "pulled out of E3 entirely", they cancelled their big live conferences years ago, changed to pre-recorded digital "events" (which only target current Nintendo hardware owners, sadly), and they had an abysmal floor showing this year as well (almost nothing on display, very barren). For some strange reason, they even chose to ignore several big games that are (supposedly) coming soon for the Wii U, including Fast Racing Neo, Fatal Frame, and Devil's Third). To me, it looks like some (or all) of these games are going to be delayed past the Fall of 2015, maybe into 2016? To save money (something they are always trying to do), they should just skip the event entirely; they just don't have enough material to participate these days, anyway. The Wii U is in its last year of life, the NX is somewhere off in the future, even the "new 3DS" has turned out to be a huge scam (a completely new system, for one game? Really?). They can start participating again in a year or two, when they actually have some solid material to offer. But for now, it's best that they save their money and just skip the event.
They're irrelevant anyways.
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