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e3-2006 Archive

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Post E3 2006 Thoughts: Nintendo

While Sony failed to impress with their lack of innovation and effort, Nintendo came out swinging and left me with a huge smile on my face. Even though the majority of the games they've been showcasing don't appeal to me in the least, I'm still extremely stoked on the Nintendo Wii and the direction Nintendo is headed in the next generation of console gaming. It didn't take long to get over the name (Wii) and even less time to convince me that the Wiimote/nunchaku controller is the way to go. It's apparent that Nintendo has a clear vision of where they're going and they're serious about changing the way we game.

Post E3 2006 Thoughts: Sony

E3's come and gone once again. We're left with some things to be really excited about. Others, not so much. It's interesting to see how people's perspectives change from the week leading up to E3 to the week after the event. Going in, Playstation 3 was at the top of most people's lists and with the backlash following the announcement of the official name of Nintendo's next console, they were pretty close to the bottom. Since the Xbox 360 is already on the market, Microsoft certainly didn't have the hype train running full force as they did last year.