Topic: Game-trailers Nintndo power hour (with reggie and miyamoto)

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Should still be going on

  • Reggie says no traditional E3 press conference because they wanted to focus on games and fans first, then let media play
  • Reggie say this doesn't mean Nintendo won't have a traditional E3 next year
  • Reggie says Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze was 'their surprise'
  • Nintendo wanted fans to know what was coming for Wii U so they could jump in
  • the big games this holiday season are Wind Waker, Mario and Donkey Kong
  • Nintendo says fans have seen all they need to be convinced of a purchase
  • there may be more Smash Bros. news coming during E3
  • Reggie says EA has games in development, despite what EA said about nothing in development at this time
  • Reggie says first party's job is to drive install base in order to entice 3rd parties, which is what they're trying to do
  • says third parties are bringing content, but they want to see install base driven upwards
  • Reggie says Wii U launch was very strong, through holiday was good
  • says consumer is waiting to see what's coming
  • Nintendo is gearing up to have a great pace of software
  • Reggie says Nintendo isn't moving away from focus on GamePad use
  • Reggie says the Wii buyer loves Zelda, Mario and Donkey Kong. Says all that content is coming to Wii U this holiday season.
  • there's only one place for Nintendo franchises, so Reggie isn't worried about competition from other platforms.
  • thinks its premature to say third parties aren't coming to Wii U. Wait for the holidays.
  • Won't comment on Call of Duty: Ghosts for Wii U, says ask Activision
  • Miyamoto says the teams are working very hard to make new Wii U content breathe new life into established brands
  • the devs find it hard work, but also fun to figure out new ideas
  • Miyamoto says the new Legend of Zelda for Wii U will be the perfect one for the system, both for the capabilities of the GamePad and a visual standpoint.
  • Miyamoto says there will be some announcement of new characters for Smash Bros. today, but it's unclear if this was recorded prior to the Nintendo Direct airing.
  • Miyamoto liked the cat idea for Super Mario 3D World since he's enjoying a cat at home. He came up with many ideas and also told the team how it should work.
  • Tanooki Mario returns in Super Mario 3D World


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