E3 is happening now: That means games. The Nintendo Wii U is crazy! And good! Microsoft revamped the Xbox with new Live TV, Bing (Bing!) and more. Sony? The NGP became the PlayStation Vita. And there's a PlayStation TeeVee.
I played Nintendo's Wii U earlier this week, the exciting successor to the Wii that not only plays a lot like the Wii—only with a new, unique twist—and a console that plays nicely with the Wii you already have.… [Kotaku]
Nintendo's new console is called Wii U, and it's got a full touchscreen controller that looks almost like a stretched out, tabletized DS with twin analog sticks and full motion controls. It is insane. Updating live.
And to go along with the new controller, the first look at Nintendo's new console hardware. More details soon!… [Kotaku]
Here it is, folks. Your first look at Nintendo's new controller. Tons more details to come.… [Kotaku]
Sony's starting a new program called PlayStation Suite for non-PlayStation devices—basically, "certified" Android phones and tablets will get PlayStation content. Details are slim, but basically it potentially means better games for baller Android phones.
You already knew most of the details about the next PSP. But now we know its name: The PlayStation Vita. 'Cause it means life, or something. Update: Hands on. (Sony was being stingy about photos/video though, sorry!)
Nyko's new 3DS accessories are both excellent and horrible reminders of the way we live now.
Keeping track of E3's big press conferences-where all the important announcements are made-can be hard enough. But keeping track of them and then knowing what time that is in your particular part of the world? That's really hard!