Nintendo's Decision On E3 Keynote Is Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

GI:Last night, Nintendo surprised fans and pundits with a startling announcement. At June's Electronic Entertainment Expo, there will be no grand display on the stage of the Nokia Theatre. The live orchestra will not be returning, and Shigeru Miyamoto will not magically pull a Pikmin from his pocket in front of hundreds of onlookers.

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NYC_Gamer2630d ago (Edited 2630d ago )

Nintendo should be on that stage at E3 promoting the heck out of Wii U

darthv722630d ago

or they stick to what they said and just let the games be the focus on the show floor.

flood the crap out of that place with kiosks, enough to let double the amount of people try out the different 3ds and wii-u games they (and 3rd parties) are working on.

Donnieboi2630d ago

Word. Promote the hell out of it--this is war man. You gotta respond to 720 and PS4. We'll see what happens.

Rusty5152630d ago

We already know what happens. The Wii U gets a new 3D Mario, a new Zelda, a new smash bros, and maybe a new metroid. It's the same games over and over again.

herbs2630d ago

So Saturo Iwata admitted that Nintendo has failed to create sufficient momentum for the Wii U and in conclusion decides to do very little to change it. Get your head out of your ass Nintendo you can only shoot yourself in the foot so many times before you end up falling over.

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Jek_Porkins2630d ago

It'll save them money, but why not go all out, show off the games, announce a price drop, new features and then do the Nintendo Directs to reach even more people?

4lc4pon32630d ago

nintendo seems very unfocused on the wiiu. they NEED to get this thing promoted or they are going to bury themselves even deeper

danny8182630d ago

Dude E3 reaches even casuals. Nintendo direct, Aint nobody got time fo dat

BeZdaBest2630d ago

among all my gamer friends im the only one who even knows what e3 they consider themselves to be gamers.. so i kinda disagree with ya there..

danny8182630d ago

Elaborate. Im not catching on?

BeZdaBest2630d ago


most of my friends play heavy.. but are not in to reading up on gaming news.they didnt even know about the ps4 annoucement. an its there system of choice. if that makes more sense.. they just buy things everyone else buy..

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