E3 2011 Archive

The Killer Freaks team didn’t see a Wii U controller until the day before E3

  Guillaume Brunier, a Ubisoft producer, shared that the team working on Killer Freaks From Outer Space did not even see the Wii U controller until the day before E3! The Killer Freaks team worked with the early Wii U dev kits before E3, but even we hadn’t seen the actual device until a day before [...]

Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs slated for Wii U

You may or may not remember the announcement of Saber Rider and the Star Sherrifs for the Nintendo 3DS and iPhone back in 2011. It was later revealed that the game would also be making its way to the Wii, Xbox Arcade, and PlayStation Network. This week, Firehazard revealed their E3 footage of the game – [...]

Wii U to boldly go where no console has gone before?

Cheesy headlines aside, it seems possible that the Star Trek game that was showcased at E3 2011 could make its way to the Wii U. The game, which is being developed by Digital Extremes and takes place after the 2009 Star Trek film, was expected to release in 2012 but it has now been delayed [...]

There is more to the Wii U than what we’ve seen

Capcom’s Yoshinori Ono has gotten his hands on a Wii U dev kit and seems to be quite happy with everything it has to offer. In a recent interview, he specifically reassured us that there is lots more to see than what Nintendo showed us last E3 and at CES. What we saw last E3 is not [...]

[Video] 7 minutes of Chase Mii and Battle Mii footage

Some great new footage of the Chase Mii and Battle Mii demos has surfaced, which offers the best look we’ve had at those two demos yet. They’re embedded after the break.

[Video] Tokyo Street “Panorama View” Demo

Back at E3, Nintendo showed off a special, private Wii U tech demo that demonstrated the new controller’s gyroscopic sensor. Often referred to as the “Tokyo Street Demo”, the word about it spread but Nintendo refused to let anyone record footage of it. The veil on this elusive demo (officially titled “Panorama View”) was finally [...]

Wii U to launch in second half of 2012

The rather unremarkable news of Nintendo’s attending CES to show the E3 2011 Wii U demos all over again has been floating around the ‘net for a few days. However, a statement the company released when asked by Joystiq for clarification on what exactly they’d be showing revealed that the console is due for launch [...]

Tekken Wii Successor screenshots and video interview

This isn’t exactly the most recent piece of news – in fact, it’s all the way back from E3 – but as it was on Nintendo’s Japanese E3 site, there’s a good chance that many of you missed it (I know I did). What we’ve got is a brief interview with Katsuhiro Harada about Tekken [...]

Watch the complete Legend of Zelda tech demo

At E3, Nintendo showed off a stunning tech demo of Link battling a giant spider in addition to the well-known Japanese Garden demo. The fine folks at GameTrailers managed to capture the entire thing and upload it to the web for all of us to see. Here it is:   It’s absolutely fantastic.

Guitar Hero to make a come back on the Wii U?

Yes, according to industry analyst, Michael Pachter. While speaking to GameTrailers, Pachter mentioned that he had a conversation with ”the guy who runs Guitar Hero” at E3. In this conversation the “guy” confirmed that Guitar Hero would be coming to the Wii U. “I walked out with the guy who runs Guitar Hero,” said Pachter. “And I said, [...]