Hey everyone. Hope you've all had a good E3. I have. ;)
Now how about that Nintendo Press Conference? My initial impressions were poor due to the reappearance of Nintendo's Cammy Dunaway and her smiles, but all doubt was swept away when New Super Mario Bros. Wii was announced. A brand new Mario platformer? YES! ...with four-player co-op? HECK YES!!! Very cool, Nintendo. I can't wait to play through the game with some of my buddies. Hopefully they'll announce Gamecube/Classic Controller support. They also announced a new Golden Sun for DS. Looks good so far, but the trailer doesn't show any battles. :( Still, I've wanted to jump into Golden Sun for a long time now. Maybe this will be a good jumping point.
Alright, now let's talk about the big announcements. Super Mario Galaxy 2 is totally coming, and the trailer showed more of the same Galaxy style platforming but with new concepts. Looking forward to playing some more Galaxy. There was so much potential for more in the original. Hopefully some of the potential will be realised when the game ships in 2010. Metroid: OTHER M was announced. It's a Metroid game developed with Team Ninja at the reigns. Interesting, very interesting. Hopefully Samus won't be playing beach volleyball on Zebes. YOU HEAR ME TECMO?! DON'T RUIN THIS FRANCHISE!
Also of note was the WII VITALITY SENSOR. Dude, I'd be scared to let this thing take my pulse. They might send it to the government or something... :o