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Nintendo To Show Super Smash Bros. For Wii U At E3 2013

By Kevin on Apr 19 2013 05:15 PM
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Will Nintendo take the stage at this year's E3 with their Final Smash?

In a recent Nintendo press release, dated April 18th, 2013, Nintendo makes mention of a few exciting details. At the very end of the press release, it says "At the upcoming E3 trade show in June in Los Angeles, Nintendo expects to show attendees upcoming Wii U games from the Mario Kartâ„¢, Super Mario Bros.â„¢ and Super Smash Bros.â„¢ franchises."

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For anyone new to the Electronic Entertainment Expo., or simply E3, it's OK. You're just in time, actually. It's the one (big) time of the year when a multitude of industry giants, such as Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony gather to show off their newest and upcoming products to get all of us excited. This special event takes place every June at the Los Angeles Convention Center in southern California. This year's 2013 E3 will take place from June 11th through June 13th.

It's very exciting to see that Nintendo is planning on showing off their new Super Smash Bros. title for Wii U. The Mario Kart and Super Mario Bros. (likely New Super Luigi U DLC) Wii U titles are added icing on the cake. Are you excited to for this year's E3?

Source: Nintendo Press Release


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I am excited for sure.
I've played the Gamecube version, and it was really fun. This Wii U and 3DS version, though, has me really interested. Ah, The possibilities...
Last year, the focus was mainly on the Wii U, with a surprise smaller presentation focusing on the 3DS afterwards (I think it was the next day or so). I do hope the 3DS gets attention, I'm sure it will.

E3 2012 also focused quite a bit on third-party developers' games, which was important for Nintendo and I'm sure the beginning of a trend for them.
This stuff is nice, but, I'm a little Mario'd out. I would like to see a new Metroid game announced; especially for the 3DS. And for Miyamoto sake, why aren't we playing more 3DS/WiiU interconnected games?! Yes, yes, the new Smash Bros game will have it, but, this should have been done with other games, sooner.

View PostPastaFriend, on 19 April 2013 - 10:20 PM, said:

Last year, the focus was mainly on the Wii U, with a surprise smaller presentation focusing on the 3DS afterwards (I think it was the next day or so). I do hope the 3DS gets attention, I'm sure it will.

E3 2012 also focused quite a bit on third-party developers' games, which was important for Nintendo and I'm sure the beginning of a trend for them.

Fortunately for the 3DS, it has a nice level of support from developers and publishers, something that the Wii U still lacks, though it's slowly picking up. So the Wii U still needs a greater level of focus, but I'm guessing that Nintendo's E3 presentation will round it out nice and evenly.

View Postneoprime33, on 20 April 2013 - 09:02 PM, said:

This stuff is nice, but, I'm a little Mario'd out. I would like to see a new Metroid game announced; especially for the 3DS. And for Miyamoto sake, why aren't we playing more 3DS/WiiU interconnected games?! Yes, yes, the new Smash Bros game will have it, but, this should have been done with other games, sooner.

Don't lose your marbles yet, man. The Wii U's only been out for half a year and this will be Nintendo's first multiplatform game, if I'm not mistaken. More of these 3DS-Wii U crossplatform games will come in time, but given the current attitude the games industry has towards the Wii U, that may be a while off.
I have played Melee and Brawl and I have to say I really like fighting. I can't wait to get a Wii U and for this game to come out.
Oh god... must not let.. expectations...get...to high...ALL ABOARD THE HYPE TRAIN!
They need to give Link the beetle... Allow it to grab people for a few seconds and fly away... It'd be fun to drop people off the edges!
Pretty pumped for this. But I'm a bit stewed over last year's E3 go. They showcased games last year that we're still waiting on this year. It's painfull!! E3 Nintendo Presentations, you dost tease too much.
Aw man why does E3 have to be in LA and not San Francisco :(
E3's been in Los Angeles for most of the years it's existed. Even then, it's an industry-only event; the public only gets to experience it through the media brought forth by the parties that actually are able to attend, with journalists being at the very bottom of the ladder.

Basically, even if the event was right in your backyard, you wouldn't be able to get in unless you worked for Destructoid, or a similar site.

View PostLuffyFoxtrot, on 07 May 2013 - 04:37 AM, said:

Basically, even if the event was right in your backyard, you wouldn't be able to get in unless you worked for Destructoid, or a similar site.

Actually, I disagree.

Based on the criteria, as set forth by E3, I'm quite confident that I could obtain the proper media credentials to attend the expo. In fact, if I weren't in Japan, I would apply for this year's event.

Online Reporters:

Web sites and podcasters must be previously established and updated regularly with original and current interactive entertainment industry news. To qualify as online media, please provide:
  • A copy of your driver's license or government issued photo identification clearly showing your name and date of birth (no one under 17 will be admitted)
  • International media must submit a copy of your passport, and
  • A copy of your business card with name, editorial title and media outlet's logo, and
  • URLs to your articles with your name and title appearing in an editorial capacity. Your articles must have been published within the past three months.
I'm fairly certain that Nintendo Nerds would qualify as a "similar site," but it's still handy to know of the criteria needed to qualify.

...do you even have business cards for Nintendo Nerds, though, considering this is just a hobby? xD

View PostLuffyFoxtrot, on 07 May 2013 - 06:09 AM, said:

I'm fairly certain that Nintendo Nerds would qualify as a "similar site," but it's still handy to know of the criteria needed to qualify.

Well, that all depends on how you look at it. Reporting wise, yes, there are similarities. If you're comparing the amount of traffic that Nintendo Nerds receives, with that of Destructoid's, there's simply no competition. They are far larger than Nintendo Nerds. Plus, they gain revenue. I don't.

View PostLuffyFoxtrot, on 07 May 2013 - 06:09 AM, said:

...do you even have business cards for Nintendo Nerds, though, considering this is just a hobby? xD

That'd be the least of my worries.

View PostKevin, on 07 May 2013 - 06:18 AM, said:

Well, that all depends on how you look at it. Reporting wise, yes, there are similarities. If you're comparing the amount of traffic that Nintendo Nerds receives, with that of Destructoid's, there's simply no competition. They are far larger than Nintendo Nerds. Plus, they gain revenue. I don't.

For the record, I was intending for the focus of each site (AKA what they do) to be the comparison, not how much traffic they get, or whether reporters get paid for reporting. Comparing page views/traffic/paychecks would just be cruel D:

It'd be freakin' awesome if you got to go to E3 some day. I'd really enjoy the opportunity, myself. But I can live with the EB Games Expo, which is pretty much Australia's E3. And it's a public show, to boot.

View PostLuffyFoxtrot, on 07 May 2013 - 06:34 AM, said:

For the record, I was intending for the focus of each site (AKA what they do) to be the comparison, not how much traffic they get, or whether reporters get paid for reporting.

You never initially specified.
Theres going to be a nintendo direct tonight I bet shrek will be confirmed (just kidding it will probably bowser jr if anyones confirmed).