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Nintendo Press Conference E3 2012 with updates as they come:
Update: 12:oo pm EST – Stream started and Shigeru Miyamoto takes the stage.
Update: 12:04 pm EST – The WiiU is announced and shown fully.
Update: 12:06 pm EST – Pikmin 3 announced.
Update: 12:08 pm EST – 4 player co-op announced and shown off.
Update: 12:11  pm EST – Reggie Fils-Aime takes the stage.
Update: 12:13  pm EST – YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Netflix announced for WiiU.
Update: 12:15  pm EST – WiiU will support up to 2 WiiU Gamepads simultaneously.
Update: 12:22  pm EST – New Super Mario Bros. U is shown. Stays true to Mario in  everyway. 4 Player Co-op is also shown.
Update: 12:23  pm EST – Batman Arkham City: Armored Edition is teased. Harley Quinn is also heard.
Update: 12:29  pm EST – Scribblenauts Unlimited announced.
Update: 12:31  pm EST – Darksider II, Mass Effect 3, Tekken Tag Tournament, Trine 2, Ninja Gaiden 3, and Aliens Colonial Marines is shown in a montage.
Update: 12:34  pm EST – Wii Fit U is shown with the updated peripherals.
Update: 12:37  pm EST – Sing is announced.
Update: 12:39  pm EST – New Super Mario Bros. 2 for 3DS is shown. Available Aug. 19th.
Update: 12:42  pm EST – Paper Mario: Sticker Star is announced. Available this holiday season.
Update: 12:43  pm EST – Newest Luigi’s Mansion game is announced.
Update: 12:45  pm EST – Castlevania, Epic Mickey, Scribblenauts, and Kingdom Hearts 3D are shown in a montage for 3DS.
Update: 12:45  pm EST – Lego City is shown with gameplay.
Update: 12:52  pm EST – Just Dance 4 is shown.
Update: 12:54  pm EST – ZombiU gameplay is shown using the WiiU gamepad.
Update: 12:56  pm EST – Assassin’s Creed 3, Raving Rabbids, Rayman Legends, Sports Connection, Avengers: Battle for Earth, and Your Shape is shown in a montage.
Update: 12:57 pm EST – Nintendo Land is shown.
Update: 01:07 pm EST – Nintendo Land Trailer is shown. Game launches with WiiU this holiday.

Watch the stream as it happens:

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Updates as they come:
Update: 9:00 EST – Stream started
Update: 9:05 EST – Jack Tretton takes the stage.
Update: 9:11 EST –  Beyond is announced.
Update: 9:12 EST –  Ellen Page will play the lead in Beyond.
Update: 9:12 EST – Beyond’s gameplay is shown. All in realtime, showing of technical. Ellen Page assumes the lead role. Fully rendered.
Update: 9:20 EST – Playstation All-Stars: Battle Royale trailer is shown.
Update: 9:21 EST – Playstation All-Stars will be on the Vita and PS3. Gameplay was then shown.
Update: 9:26 EST – Two new characters were announced: Nathan Drake and Big Daddy.
Update: 9:32 EST – Playstation Plus memberships for a year were given away to all attendees for E3 this year.
Update: 9:33 EST – Playstation Classics coming to Vita. Such titles will be Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy VII. Many more as well.
Update: 9:36 EST – Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified to Vita this holiday season.
Update: 9:37 EST – Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation on the Vita. A first lead female assassin in the series. Available on October 30th.
Update: 9:39 EST – Assassin’s Creed 3 Gameplay Footage of the sea and weather effects. Also showing off the controls of a boat on the seas. In-depth ship battles look impressive.
Update: 9:47 EST – FarCry 3, 4 Player Co-op Campaign
Update: 9:53 EST – Wonderbook is announced. Wonderbook puts a physical book in your hands. In conjunction with altered reality tech and the Playstation Eye, the game comes to life.
Update: 9:55 EST – Wonderbook – Book of Spells. A game built around wizardry and spells of Harry Potter w/ new writing from JK Rowling.
Update: 10:09 EST – God of War Ascension is announced and live gameplay is show. Still violent as ever. March 12th, 2013.
Update: 10:18 EST –Last of Us is shown. Finally gameplay footage. Still looks promising. Right up there with Watch Dogs.


Update: 4:00 pm EST – Stream Started
Update: 4:03 pm EST – Dead Space 3 E3 Presentation. Co-op seems to be confirmed. New locations, new characters, and co-op. Feb. 2013
Update: 4:12 pm EST – Madden 13 Announced.
Update: 4:18 pm EST – SimCity Social announced to Facebook.
Update: 4:20 pm EST – SimCity for the PC announced. Multiplayer confirmed.
Update: 4:25 pm EST – Battlefield 3 Premium Announced. Along with DLC.
Update: 4:29 pm EST – Star Wars: The Old Republic – This July, players can play up to level 15 for free and much more. New Worlds, new species to play – Cathar.
Update: 4:32 pm EST – Medal of Honor: Warfighter E3 Gameplay. Frostbite engine is looking extremely nice. Medal of Honor seems to be stealing the show. October 23rd, 2012 release.
Update: 4:41 pm EST – Madden NFL Social, coming in fall and more sports games.
Update: 4:47 pm EST – Fifa 13 Gameplay Trailer.
Update: 4:50 pm EST – UFC and EA sports partnership.
Update: 4:53 pm EST – Need for Speed: Most Wanted [Relaunch.] Gameplay after announcement. Looking good + open world. October 30th, 2012.
Update: 5:00 pm EST – Crysis 3 E3 Announcement and gameplay. Available February 2013.


Here’s a look at the CryEngine 3.4 trailer that hit Youtube two days ago. Truly revolutionary stuff.
Gaming only gets better from here.