Favourite Overlord here again people, and what a busy few days it has been here at Dancil HQ. We’ve been busy grinding out stuff and polishing posts so we could get them ready for your viewing pleasure, while working on other things behind the scenes like we always do… because we’re badguys. It’s the last pit-stop for our E3 round-up and I must say, the boys have done good deeds so far with Microsoft’s and Sony’s. To prevent their heads from swelling really big, I’m going to limit the amount of compliments I throw on here so that there won’t be any complications with splattered head insides later. We’ve got Nintendo’s E3 briefing here for y’all, and like the 2 before it we’ve got D and P hashing it out on what the event offered. Saddle up your chairs and let’s drive on this ride.
D: Hello! It me! Mario! okay, okay, I’m not Mario, but I’m pretty close, and just as awesome. Good day to you, denizens of the interwebs. Its Detanfy-o (no?) coming to you live from Dancil HQ to garnish your already lovely days with a Dancil-ified summary of Nintendo’s 2014 E3 press briefing. I’m here with the compadre Phylix to dish you guys on what Nintendo has in store for you gaming-wise in the next year.
P: And while we’re here, please note that I am not Luigi or Bowser and I’m not gonna follow my bro Detanfy into jail in case any copyrighting issues come afoot. Regardless of that however, we’ve dished out (garnish pun intended) the details on Microsoft and Sony’s presser events, so now we’re back for the last course. Enough with the seasoning, it’s on like Donkey Kong!
D: This is a tricky one for me. I felt like Nintendo made a monumental mistake with the release of the WiiU, trying to capitalize on the Wii’s success and catch that lightening in the bottle again, but the whole “casual” gamer phenomenon has mostly died down, and the Wii U felt like a gimmick to me, so Ninty has a long way to go when it comes to digging themselves out of this pit they threw themselves into. I’m definitely rooting for them and things are looking up. What do you think, bruh?
P: I think the Wii U is like Fela was at some point in history; under appreciated until it was much later. The Wii U would have tried to capitalize on the success of the Wii console, I won’t argue there, but that’s not the only thing I think it did. The Wii changed gaming for people all over with motion controls. The Wii U tried to take that a step further with a separate gamepad that uses a screen and gives a different perspective to the game being played. The problem is just how well it has been utilized, which isn’t so much. Sure casual gamers are still a focus, but the Wii U’s change was about bringing something new to the gaming world’s plate. I think Nintendo has started bringing themselves out of that ditch you talk about. I mean, have you seen how many videos there are on people playing Mario Kart 8? And have you read how awesome and insanely difficult Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is? Nintendo needs to keep building momentum to show they know what they’re doing.
D: I agree they need to keep the momentum going. When the 3DS came out, everyone thought it was just a wack attempt at a DS successor, but after about a year and a half, the 3DS proved to be an awesome system with a great range of games; even I’m eyeing one now. obviously, we at Dancil are passionate Ninty fans, so lets see what they had in store for us at E3.
P: Longest expectations column ever. Let’s move on to the summaries, Summary.
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