Blast Magazine: Can the Wii U still stand strong amid announcements of Microsoft's Smart Glass and Sony's Cross-Controller?
Given neither Sony nor MS had homerun pressers...Nintendo can certainly still shine.
Agreed, there is so much room for Nintendo to take the show. But at the same time, everyone is expecting Wii U announcements, meaning they have more on the line to risk.
Cross-play and Wii U are two different things. Cross-play with Vita can be done from anywhere. However with the Wii U gamepad you can't leave the room. Also, the Vita is an entire gaming system on its own. The Gamepad is just that, a controller that needs the Wii U console to work.
Maybe Sony overshadowed the Wii U's graphical power with The Last of Us, God of War: Ascension, and Beyond since Im not expecting to be wowed with the Wii U's launch titles. But Nintendo can easily still win
I hate to say, but the "last of us" wasn't the best looking game of E3 so far! I wanna know if the stills they showed of that ZombiU game from Ubisoft, if those are in game graphics. Because nothing on PS3/360 looked that detailed...
I wasn't impressed at all with the games you mentioned. In fact, they make me want next gen to come even sooner. In any event, your comment is hilarious along with the agrees you've gotten, lmao...
Microsoft's was pretty boring, Sony's was solid but nothing amazing. They didn't steal any thunder.
I know most of all those games they show we already knew about, except for like 2 of them. Maybe thats why it wasnt a wow conference, MS was...bad
Yeah, but sony still has 2 more days, I wouldnt count them out yet. And Microsoft is just plain dead to me now.
I feel it is Nintendo's show to lose. They are the ones with new hardware. They are the ones that need to catch up with the other two in terms of tech. The only concern i have is that during the pre-E3 event they held they showed a lot of the Wii-U's functions. If they do that exact same thing again & not focus on the games i will be disappointed. The ball is in Nintendo's court, so hopefully they do not turn it over.
At the pre e3 event, they said the conf. Will focus almost entirely on games for wiiu.
No. They both fell flat on their faces. Neither one announced a new console. It is passed time for the next gen to come out and they both failed. Nintendo has already won this E3 IMO. Nintendo has been terrible as of late and the Wii U will likely suck but at least they realize that it is time for new hardware.
There's no litmus that says new hardware HAS to be announced by now. Would that have made both conferences more interesting? Definitely. But neither company is obligated to show new consoles. So isn't it a little silly to say they failed purely because of that?
It has been almost 7 years since the launch of the Xbox 360. I was in line on November 22nd 2005 and got mine. I am tired of this gen, it is time for new hardware. Period. This gen is all about milk and greed. And now I can't comment anymore because some rabid fantards stole my bubbles. This is why I usually hang out in the forums and away from the front page madness.
im a nintendo fan wii U will not fail but I couldnt agree more "This gen is all about milk and greed" hits the nail on the head this E3 was bland and meh but the one thing that saved it so far is Watch_dogs, something about it just feels so different from what this gen has been offering.
Watch-dogs has to be the best "game of show" so far! Amazing and it was completely unexpected as well.
They were nothing but a couple passing clouds, Nintendo's the one that's gonna bring the storm!
"Did Sony and Microsoft steal Nintendo Wii U's thunder?" Not really. While I personally didn't think either conference was too terrible, neither one had anything that would slow down the Wii U's momentum.
Shok nailed it on the head and this article is just looking fanboys to help push this article on top of N4g page.
I'm still blown away by Beyond. WOW PS3 is PS4.
Well Ms for sure didn't steal nothing more like brought a knife to a gunfight. Sony maybe cause Beyond and The Last Of Us looked awesome as hell. Overall Sony conference wasn't really OMG kind of things like i was expecting. I think Nintendo got nothing to worry about really as long they show off the games and gameplay footage of them rather than say the game is coming but don't show anything for it(Super Smash Bros)
What is so great about the Wii U anyways? Really, do you want to hold that tablet for gaming? Do you want more miis? Do you want to screen gaming? I don't care about cool new tech (motion controls or other) that has the lifespan of a gnat. It's just kitcsh and will wear off in no time. Wii U will fail. And it will take your money with it. Just like the Wii.
I agree with ya, but see people said the same thing about the Wii and look what happened it blew the door down for gaming. Wii U might do the same thing.
That's a very bold statement for the night before Nintendo's E3 conference.
I was saying the same thing until they announced a core controller for the device. The problem i had with the Wii U was the controller but ever since they showed off the core one i can deem the console worth buying if the tech is a lot more advanced than the PS3 and if there are games that interest me instead of the usual Nintendo franchises that dont really appeal to me in the first place. For example if they announced dishonored for the Wii U and it ends up looking a lot better than the 360 and the PS3 version i would probably end up getting it.
No, Ubisoft stole Microsoft and Sony's thunder.
Tobuscus is a twat though. Stopped watching the Ubisoft conference because of him.
Yea he's weird. Who is his target audience?
kind of the opposite.
So far E3 has been all about that Last of us gameplay. I was wowed when he smashed the shotgun, barrel first in to that guys face, then shot him as he turned around. I did want more Vita stuff..Killzone vita and LBPvita launch date, but oh well. Nintendo is going to have to wow me with Metroid if they expect me to buy a Wii U.
Honestly, Watch Dogs actually looks like a much more intriguing game. Opinions opinions.
Yeah, sure. M$'s Conference was extremely lame, Sony's not much better. It actually made people MORE interested in Nintendo's conference in the hopes that it would keep this E3 from becoming an even bigger snore fest.
I think people are overhyping a gaming experience that we've already had before... Survival Horror has been done before and I expected them to show alot more then what they did on stage.(I know the story will be great because it's Naughty Dog) but the 2 games that are actually the most interesting to me are probably "Watch Dogs & Dishonered". Amazing new gameplay in both!
I thought the opposite happened actually. This Screen cap from Spike's E3 Coverage Twitter monitoring this morning, right before MS had their conference, indicates the buzz was surrounding Nintendo, not MS and Sony.
Playstation Mobile and Microsoft's SmartGlass seem to be on the same level. But Nintendo said in the Pre-E3 video that WiiU will soon be able to work on other devices... Microsoft and Sony have to show me more- But more importantly, I have to see what the WiiU can do. Sony did the best, so far. I really like Heavy Rain and I am very excited about Beyond. These type of games seem more mature to me than BLOOD and Nudity. I liked the "Book of Fire" tech. I think it maybe a cool tool for learning and reading; and it does not have to be just for kids. I could see some higher science/medical programs utilizing this easily. Just like last year, I think Sony is doing alot to blur the line between movies and video games. -I am still a Nintendo Fanboy- BUT I am happy for the industry when all bring something New/ well. PS I am glad that EA introduced new physics to Madden, I don't like Madden but I hope that this idea catches on and is put in other games.
I think Watch Dogs will have stolen the Wii U's thunder by looking graphically superior to anything on a next-gen console. But we'll see. I'd be willing to bet money that nothing revealed at Nintendo's conference will look as good as Ubisoft's new IP.
Unless Watch Dogs in on the WiiU oooOOOooOOO!!
After seeing the Nintendo press conference i feel the WiiU is a Wii HD with a new gamepad that has yet to prove itself.
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