E3 2011

dreamGEAR TriMount holds all your game console sensors

dreamGEAR TriMount holds all your game console sensors

There are many gamers out there that are not one console sorts. These folks have all three major consoles and the big accessories that go with them and use them all frequently. With frequent use having to dig out the sensor bar for the Wii and move the Kinect off the TV to play it can get old quickly. A company called dreamGEAR has a new holder that is made just for the people with all three major game consoles called the TriMount.

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Nintendo Wii U: Miyamoto talks multiscreen as specs emerge

Nintendo Wii U: Miyamoto talks multiscreen as specs emerge

Nintendo's new Wii U console launched to mixed reactions, some loving the idea of a sizable tablet-style controller, and others longing for the simple days of a Wiimote. We found the new controller curiously compelling in our hands-on play at E3 2011 yesterday, and now Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has been laying out some of the design and gameplay decisions in a new Iwata Asks feature. Meanwhile, hardware specs for the Wii U are gradually becoming clear.

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OnLive Player For iPad And Android Tablets Debuts At E3 2011

OnLive Player For iPad And Android Tablets Debuts At E3 2011

Cloud-based gaming company, OnLive, has just unveiled today at E3 2011 their new OnLive Player app for the iPad and Android tablets. We've seen them demo OnLive with the HTC EVO View 4G, also known as the HTC Flyer, back a few months ago, but now the company's plan to bring internet-streamed gaming to tablets has been officially announced and looks pretty spectacular. Check out the video preview after the cut.

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Nintendo Wii U Hands-on at E3 2011 [Video]

Nintendo Wii U Hands-on at E3 2011 [Video]

Nintendo has unveiled its next-gen console, the Wii U, and while the name may be vaguely familiar, the hardware has undergone a significant revolution. Gone is the Wiimote, to be replaced by tablet-style touchscreen controllers with their own front-facing cameras. We've been playing with the Wii U here at E3 2011; check out our first impressions after the cut.

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Nintendo Wii U Next-Gen Console Official [Video]

Nintendo Wii U Next-Gen Console Official [Video]

Nintendo's E3 2011 press conference has officially unveiled the much anticipated next-generation Wii game console. Nintendo's original Wii revolutionized gameplay and naturally its next offering would draw a lot of attention. What could the company come up with next? Well, its the Wii U and we've already brought you early details on it during our coverage of the press event, but here now is a video of the announcement plus trailer along with the official press release.

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SlashGear 101: What Can the Nintendo Wii U Do?

SlashGear 101: What Can the Nintendo Wii U Do?

Before we begin, have a look at the initial announcement post on the Wii U we whipped up from the words spoken at E3 2011 on stage at the Nintendo keynote. But what does it all mean, you might be asking? What will I be able to DO with this new Wii U system, and what will I be doing with the Wii gear I've got already? Let's have a look! What we've got here is two major bits: a new controller and a new console, the controller needs to the console to work, but the console does NOT need this brand new controller to work. Confused yet? Let's make this rather simple!

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Wii U Announced and Detailed in Full

Wii U Announced and Detailed in Full

Nintendo's opening E3 2011 keynote took a wild turn near the end with an announcement of a brand new piece of hardware. "In thinking about a new Nintendo system we knew the prevailing thought would be this: yes, the game would probably be right for all of us, but could it also be a perfect fit just for you," said Satoru Iwata, Nintendo's Global President. "The answer to that question is an emphatic: Absolutely. Today, welcome to the world of Wii U." A bright and simple Wii with an inverted U in a blue/green square appeared on the screen, and there was much rejoicing.

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PokeMon Black and White Announced for Nintendo 3DS Pokedex 3D in Tow – for FREE!

PokeMon Black and White Announced for Nintendo 3DS Pokedex 3D in Tow – for FREE!

During Nintendo's E3 2011 they ran through a barrage of games that included classics from the original Nintendo all the way up to the 3DS, for which they announced an enhanced version of PokeMon Black and PokeMon White, both of them including a brand new enhanced Pokedex (that being the wiki dictionary you use in the game to collect monster information.) This new Pokedex should enhance the game to a level where players of previous versions or even the first iterations of Black and White will want to move over to this device just to get a taste of the new system.

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Nintendo Confirms, Previews New 3DS Game Titles

Nintendo Confirms, Previews New 3DS Game Titles

Nintendo's press conference at E3 2011 promised to reveal the company's next-generation Wii. But before pulling back the curtain on the major announcement, they of course had to throw in some other developments to fill the gap until the new gaming console releases next year. And to fill the gap are new 3D games for the Nintendo 3DS.

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E3 Nintendo Keynote Opens with Zelda Orchestra, Four New Zelda Titles

E3 Nintendo Keynote Opens with Zelda Orchestra, Four New Zelda Titles

Nintendo's opening keynote for E3 2011 on June 7th, 2011 began with a blast - a giant screen display showing off a massive collection of Zelda scenes from every single iteration of the game (or so it seemed) since the beginning of the series. One of the most legendary names in gaming Shigeru Miyamoto, aka the creator of The Legend of Zelda, is called on stage. His presentation includes a series of "live" songs from the game played by the in-house orchestra. Certainly a strange display for the 25th anniversary of the Zelda series.

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