Issue 2: E3 2010: Live from L.A.

Check here for a road map of our planned coverage for E3 2010. We’ll also have bonus content not listed here, so stay tuned!

By M. Noah Ward. Posted 06/14/2010 00:24 1 Comment     ShareThis

Issue 2: E3 2010: Live from L.A.

Letter from the Editor…

Planning for this week’s issue was a bit odd for us, since so much of it has to be done on the fly. Nevertheless, we’ve persevered and have a week’s worth of great content mapped out for you. And since we know coming into E3 that one week is never enough for us or you, we plan to extend our content into next week’s Issue 3.

Since this week’s issue is concurrent with the expo, though, expect us to focus on the big revelations– dreams wished for and quashed, and any announcements that surprised or bored us. As always, we’ll have an eye on Sony and Microsoft’s goings-on, but we’re just as excited to talk about all the new hardware Nintendo’s showing. Furthermore, all Nintendojo on-site staffers have committed to taking their dramamine and sedatives, respectively, before engaging with any 3DS games or Vitality Sensor “experiences.”

We hope you’re just as eager to find out about the new hardware and games as we are, and if we don’t cover something you’re looking for this week, be sure to check back next week for part two of our E3 coverage.



P.S. What are the biggest thrills and spills of E3 2010, in your opinion? What new game are you most anxious to try or buy? Let us know in the comments below!

Issue 2: E3 2010: Live from L.A. / Table of Contents

Dojo-nalysis: The Ideal E3 by M. Noah Ward
We’re not sure if hindsight will be 20/20, but we can predict the ideal E3 for a number of basic attendees.

Microsoft E3 2010 Press Conference Analaysis by Andy Hoover
There are two conferences for the price of one, so far as Microsoft’s concerned. Andy gives an analysis of both.

Round Table: Are We Diskinected? by Nintendojo Staff
The Nintendojo staff takes a critical eye towards Microsoft’s answer to Wii and future “blue oceans.”

Nintendo E3 2010 Press Conference Analysis by Aaron Roberts
We can never get enough Cammie Dunaway, but there is such thing as a bad stage demo. Aaron provides his take on the highs and lows of Nintendo’s latest E3 press conference.

Sony E3 2010 Press Conference Analysis by Robert Thompson
Sony likes to have its press conference go last, perhaps with the hope that their announcements will be bigger and better than any of Microsoft’s or Nintendo’s preceding ones. Here’s Robert’s take on what went well and not-so-well in Sony’s press conference.

3DS Hands-on Preview by Evan Campbell
Come hell or three hour lines, we’re going to get our hands and eyes on this new technological wonder. Evan lets us know if it’s everything we’d hoped it’d be.

Round Table: Portable 3D Wonder by Nintendojo Staff
Not all of us may be in LA for E3, but we do all have an opinion on Nintendo’s new handheld. Check out the staff’s round table of reactions on the new handheld that could.

Hot Air: Expo’d by Aaron Roberts
He may not be on-site, but Aaron’s surely eating some bad pizza and drinking some Diet Dr. Thunder to commemorate this year’s E3.

In Video: 3DS Hardware by M. Noah Ward
This little video may not give you the 3D effects you’re pining to see, but you’ll be able to check out a lot of other things.

First Look: Epic Mickey by Matthew Tidman
We may have seen early screens of this game in Game Informer a few months ago, but it was one of the first games that Matthew Tidman got his hands on after the showfloor opened. See if he thinks this title truly deserves its Epic moniker.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Preview by Matthew Tidman
If there were one game he knew would be at E3, and he would play it, and preview it, then Matthew Tidman knew that game was the new Zelda. Here’s his preview.

Lost In Shadow Preview by Matthew Tidman
There were a couple of hidden gems on the showfloor this year. Don’t let Matthew Tidman’s impressions of this game become lost in the shuffle.

Additional features in this issue…






Next Week…

Issue 3: E3 2010: The Aftermath
Few other sites can restrain themselves, and we’re no exception: our coverage of E3 will continue into next week, before we return to our regularly scheduled format. We’ve got lots more previews and commentary to share.

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