E3 Mutterings from the Editor 06.04.12

It only comes once a year. Like Christmas but with Santa Miyamoto.

By Adam Sorice. Posted 06/04/2012 06:00 Comment on this     ShareThis

HEY LISTEN! Editor muttering letter masthead

There’s something almost magical about E3. I know that probably sounds foolish (and in my current state of E3 preperation-induced exhaustion, the ravings of a nutter) but the Electronic Entertainment Expo will always hold a piece of unadultered joy at its core for me. While things such as Christmas and Disneyland offer up the wonder of the sheer unknown to children, the promise of something simply unimaginable yet simultaneously perfect, E3 seems to have transcended my infancy and managed to hold onto that giddy anticipation even though I’m now the ripe old age of nineteen.

While Christmas and birthdays are now a horrid month of planning, panicking, shopping, wrapping and having to call in UN peacekeeping forces to sort out what everyone wants for a present; nothing can take away from the fact that on Tuesday morning, we will find out about a lot of new games. New shiny games that no ones know about and that feature characters I love. Games that I’ll want to play on new consoles that do amazing things and will give me something to look forward to for the next twelve months until next year’s E3 and so the cycle continues. It doesn’t even matter when I finally get to play them or if I do at all, it’s just the idea of new information being released that is guaranteed to interest me that I can never fault.

The sheer idea that there’s going to be a lot of new things for me to write about come Tuesday is simply joyous. For someone that likes writing about video games perhaps more than he does playing them (I’m better at the first, honest) then E3 is more than an oversized press conference, it’s the future. It’s an annual shot in the arm for our industry and for our creative influences. It’s the one day every year when Nintendo (the company that has enchanted me since I first held that Game Boy Colour on my seventh birthday) open their factory doors and show us all of the amazing things it keeps inside.

It’s Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory at Christmas. That’s E3 for me. And I wouldn’t miss it for the world,


PS – To be sure to check back regularly for both our regular coverage and extra special content direct from the conference itself!

This week on Nintendojo, Issue 105: Unveiling Wii U


Round Table: Shivering With Anticipation by Nintendojo Staff
We discuss the pre-show hype ahead of Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference.

Daily Poll by Nintendojo Staff
We ask you your thoughts on all the latest E3 news of the day!

Nightly News Roundup by Nintendojo Staff
We roundup the latest rumours and news from developer conferences ahead of the big day.


Nintendo E3 Press Conference Liveblog by Nintendojo Staff
We update you by the minute on all the happenings at E3 2012 as they happen!

Nintendo E3 2012 Conference News by Nintendojo Staff
All the conference news and announcements during the show and immediately afterwards.

Daily Poll by Nintendojo Staff
What did you think of Nintendo’s presser? We ask you!


Round Table: Conference Thoughts by Nintendojo Staff
We share our thoughts on Nintendo’s conference and the unveiling of Wii U.

Daily Poll by Nintendojo Staff
We made a lot of daily poll mastheads especially for this.

Nightly News Roundup by Nintendojo Staff
As the E3 news continues, so does our coverage!


Round Table: Judging the Competition by Nintendojo Staff
We discuss Sony and Microsoft’s conferences as well as those of developers. Who will be weirdest!?

Daily Poll by Nintendojo Staff
We’re kind of like a democracy around here.

Nightly News Roundup by Nintendojo Staff
Hey I just met you, and this is crazy, but we like extensive news coverage.


Round Table: Expo Reflections by Nintendojo Staff
The staff discuss their thoughts on this momentus E3 2012!

Daily Poll by Nintendojo Staff
“Have you had enough of daily polls yet?”

Nightly News Roundup by Nintendojo Staff
In the fading embers of E3 2012, we round up the last whispers of news!

Next week on Nintendojo…

Issue 106: The Hangover Pt. Wii
E3 2012 has taken its toll. Drink lots of water now.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Log In 0 points Log in or register to grow your Ninja Score while interacting with our site.
Nintendojo's RSS Feeds

All Updates Podcast
News Comments
Like and follow usFacebookTwitter Friend Code Exchange + Game with Us Join the Team!