E3 2008 News

News: Reggie: We’ll Be Better at E3 This Year

Reggie: We’ll Be Better at E3 This Year

Nintendo hoping to make amends for 2008's dire performance

E3 2008 wasn’t a particularly good one for Nintendo. Sure, the company was riding high in the sales charts but the limp presentation (which was essentially geared towards the casual gamer) did little to appease dedicated fans – and after all, they would have been the ones watching. You think your average soccer mom has even heard of E3?..

E3 2008: Wii Storage Solution - Not yet, says Miyamoto

Wii Storage Solution - Not yet, says Miyamoto

Nintendo master Miyamoto-san admits that the company is thinking of addressing the storage problem, but is yet to make a decision.

Reported by our guys over at Wiiware World, Miyamoto has been quoted in an interview on IGN: There isn't anything that we can announce today, but we have been thinking along a variety of different lines regarding this matter for some time now. So my hope is that..

E3 2008: Castlevania Judgement

Castlevania Judgement

Konami's first ever Castlevania title for Wii is the fighter subtitled Judgment, some new info and screens available today.

The battle between good and evil continues with Castlevania Judgment, the first Castlevania title for the Wii. Castlevania Judgment brings together the many generations of heroic vampire hunters, including the fearsome Belmont clan, as well as Dracula’s most formidable..

E3 2008: Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 2

Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 2

Konami invite you round for another sweat-fest in DDR Hottest Party 2, exclusively for Wii.

DanceDanceRevolution® celebrates its 10th anniversary with an all-new game for the Wii! The hottest selling dance game returns, with an entirely new soundtrack, game modes and interactivity. DanceDanceRevolution® Hottest Party 2 enhances the series’ trademark interactive gameplay by combining the..

E3 2008: Wii Music

Wii Music

Nintendo's latest game from the original "Wii" series will be available this Christmas, designed by the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto and aims to put a new twist on music games.

Create a musical masterpiece with up to four players. Anyone can play the huge selection of instruments in Wii Music with simple motions—like strumming and drumming. It’s easy to play improv jams. Musicians in your band..

E3 2008: Wii Sports Resort

Wii Sports Resort

The follow up game to Wii Sports will use the new MotionPlus Wiimote addon announced yesterday, designed to mimic your exact movements on-screen with 1:1 motion capture.

Wii Sports™ Resort is not just a simple sequel to one of the world’s most popular console games, Wii Sports. It is the first title to make use of another Nintendo advance, the Wii MotionPlus accessory, which plugs into the base..

E3 2008: WiiSpeak "Community" Microphone

WiiSpeak "Community" Microphone

Nintendo announce another new hardware addon for Wii, this time a microphone that sits near your sensor bar for voice communication between online games.

Up to four people from your household can live and work together to build the perfect town. Design clothes and patterns, write letters and post messages on the bulletin board for each other, or invite up to three friends to visit your town using..

E3 2008: Animal Crossing: City Folk

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Nintendo bring "creativity" and "community" together in the upcoming socially apt Animal Crossing for Wii set to be released by Christmas.

This holiday season, Animal Crossing®: City Folk lets players move into a fun community populated by quirky animals. Players can improve their community, chat with Nintendo Again Redefines Game Control, Puts Spotlight on Community Building the locals or just..

E3 2008: New Mario & Zelda Games in development for Wii

New Mario & Zelda Games in development for Wii

Nintendo President Iwata confirms that both a new Mario and a new Zelda game is currently in development and will arrive in Wii's life cycle.

Both games have been rumoured but it now seems official that we should see both new games within the next couple of years. Sadly Nintendo confirmed no other details about the games at this years E3, I guess we'll have to wait another year to find out more..

E3 2008: Mario Super Sluggers

Mario Super Sluggers

Nintendo set to bring next level baseball action in the latest Mario Sports title, Mario Super Sluggers.

Let the Wii Remote™ controller be your bat as you join Mario™, Luigi™, Peach™ and the rest of the gang in a rocking, socking baseball extravaganza. Newcomers to gaming or sports titles will be up and running on Mario Super Sluggers in no time. Simply swing the Wii Remote to smack a home..

E3 2008: Wario Land: Shake It!

Wario Land: Shake It!

Nintendo shake Wario into action once again in a brand new adventure for Wii

Wario™, Nintendo’s greedy, uncouth and rude anti-hero, returns to his roots. The Wario Land series is where Wario first appeared, and it’s back in all its side-scrolling, platform-jumping glory. With the Wii Remote™ controller turned sideways, veterans and newcomers alike can run, jump and smash their way through..

E3 2008: Three new DS titles from SEGA

Three new DS titles from SEGA

SEGA detail three more DS titles, Infinite Space, BLEACH: Dark Souls and Dinosaur King.

Dinosaur King on the Nintendo DS portable handheld system brings exciting new twists to the traditional role playing game genre, with 3D battling systems and multiplayer fighting action via Wi-Fi. Playing as Max or Rex, otherwise known as the D-Team, players will collect over 100 dinosaurs, each with its own..

E3 2008: MadWorld

MadWorld

SEGA tempt us even more with the gore-fest that is MadWorld.

In MADWORLD™, players participate in a game of life and death, where only the strong will survive. You play as Jack, who’s caught up in the terror of Death Watch, the murderous game created by the terrorists who call themselves ‘The Organizers’. To remain alive – and solve the mystery behind Death Watch – you must master the..

E3 2008: Nintendo Conference Live Text Commentary

Nintendo Conference Live Text Commentary

The biggest day in Nintendo's calendar year is finally upon us. Sit back, pour yourself a cool drink and allow us to indulge you with all the news from Nintendo's E3 conference as it breaks.

18:15PM: I'm in shock. Do Nintendo really think they can get away with a show like that? They announced nothing. Sure Wii Sports Resort will sell well. Sure Animal Crossing looked fun but when I look beyond..

E3 2008: Tomb Raider Going Underworld in November

Tomb Raider Going Underworld in November

Eidos announce Tomb Raider Underworld will be released this coming November in Europe, the first designed specifically for the current gen of consoles.

Tomb Raider: Underworld marks the first game in this flagship series that is designed specifically for next generation consoles. Lara Croft uncovers proof of the existence of the mythical hammer of the Norse God Thor, a weapon rumored to have the..

E3 2008: What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver

What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver

Clearly the current fad in the games world is cooking games my old mucker, check out this propa pukka game, whack it in your DS and your cookin' like a cockney geezer!

What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver walks players through virtual and real-life cooking situations, from shopping to chopping, dressing the dish to serving up meals. The portability of Nintendo DS means Jamie Oliver is with you every..

E3 2008: Fishing Master World Tour from Hudson

Fishing Master World Tour from Hudson

Hudson announce a follow up gaming in the Fishing Master series for Wii, one play and your hooked!

The new FISHING MASTER WORLD TOUR offers over 200 different types of fish to catch and enables players to catch fish in their native waters around the world in the first ever global fishing game on the Wii. Players now have over forty different locations to fish from in seven different regions. Fish..

E3 2008: Activision Line Up

Activision Line Up

Activision tell us that Call of Duty 5, Guitar Hero: World Tour, Quantum of Solace and Spider-Man: Web of Shadows will all make an appearance at this years E3.

Call of Duty®: World at War (Wii) – Building on the Call of Duty®4: Modern Warfare engine, Call of Duty: World at War thrusts players into the ruthless and gritty chaos of WWII combat like never before and challenges them to band..

E3 2008: Konami to start a Rock Revolution

Konami to start a Rock Revolution

Music games are all the rage, Konami think the started it all and enter a new challenger into the genre.

Konami is arguably the originator of the ‘rhythm action’ genre, with ground-breaking titles such as the ever-popular Dancing Stage series, plus classic music-themed titles as Karaoke Stage, Beatmania and Guitar Freaks. The publisher has now returned to the genre it pioneered with the most..

E3 2008: Original Banjo Kazooie Xbox LIVE Bound

Original Banjo Kazooie Xbox LIVE Bound

Nintendo are shunned, Rare's masterpiece original Banjo Kazooie is to be made available on Xbox LIVE later this year, tying into the new game Nuts & Bolts.

At its E3 press conference, Microsoft announced that Rare's original Banjo platformer will be released this year for the Xbox Live Arcade. The game will feature slightly upgraded visuals and the long awaited "stop and swap"..