Press conference starts at 9am Pacific Standard Time
I will be updating later after the press conference with any new game videos/screenshots etc. The time has arrived for Nintendo to finally reveal it's Next Generation console to the masses. Are you excited?
Updated from myvideogamenews:
-Video Loop being shown. Dirt headed to WiiU, Aliens, Ghost Recon Online, Metro Last night (FPS), Tekken (can customize characters using the device like an art pad, Ninja Gaiden 3,
-Darksiders 2 will launch with system. Batman Arkham City, Ghost Recon Online, Tekken, EA Sports all headed to the system.
Video Loop showing 3rd parties discussing the new system.
-Lego City Stories officially headed to WiiU. Exclusive to WiiU and 3DS.
-New Super Mario Bros Mii. Mii plays along with Mario in new title.
-Nintendo WiiU video loop being shown. Graphics are IMPRESSIVE!!! Video of bird flying through the air over water and landing on trees. Incredible. The lighting effects are out of this world. It looks like real life.
-3rd parties are VERY excited. Smash Bros will be coming out on 3DS and WiiU!!!!!!!!!!
-Shiggy back on stage. Play games in the palm of your hands while something else is on the TV. Seems like a lot of possibilities can be done with this new controller.
-The new system will have a STONG online component. Video chat, online browsing, streaming games etc.
-The graphics look real good.
-WiiU controller includes, touch screen, gyroscope, camera, speaker etc.
-6.2 inch screen built in the controller. Instantly stream your games to the controller. All accessories backwards compatible.
-Zelda BEING SHOWN!!! INSANE!!!!!!!! The video looked incredible. Realistic looking with amazing lighting effects. Link was fighting a HUGE spider like enemy.
-Video calling available with new controller. Browse internet with the device. Reminds me of a iPad.
-Video being shown. Game was INSTANTLY switched from TV to controller. Can draw right on controller. Gamers can play games right on the controller as well. TABLET CAN BE used with all other Nintendo Wii add ons. Very interesting interaction between the 2.
-New controller looks like a tablet device.
-Nintendo’s new console will be called “Wii U”