3:09am - Reggie wraps things up. Keynote ends.
3:07am - Trailer looks awesome. It's called Metroid: Other M. Set to be narrative drive, taking us deeper into Samus' story. It looks spectacular.
3:06am - New trailer starts up for unknown game. It's with developer Team Ninja. It's a third-person Metroid!!!
3:05am - "No opportunity larger than Nintendo" for third-party publishers. Starts talking about Nintendo. New and edgier game coming from them? Yes!
3:04am - Now Dead Space. Dead Space: Extraction answers questions asked from the original on PS3 and 360. Game is exclusive to Wii. Trailer is shown. Looks great.
3:02am - Talking about Resident Evil. Top seller on Wii. Works well as a shooter and as an adventure. Talks about RE: The Darkside Chronicles. Trailer starts up. Nothing we haven't already seen.
3:01am - Reggie "reads the blogs as well". Talking about third-party publishers. Talking about third-party titles. "harder edge" games coming exclusively on Wii before years end. First is The Conduit. Built from the ground up on Wii. Showing trailer. Looks absolutely awesome!!!
3:00am - Confirmed! Super Mario Galaxy 2. Reggie comes back on stage. Talking about what they've shown for the conference.
2:59am - Trailer looks good. It's essentially a sequel to Galaxy by the looks of it. Yoshi aspects looked great fun.
2:58am - Cammie back on stage. More to show us, she says. New Mario game coming. A second full 3D title is coming to Wii. Trailer starts up. It's Galaxy 2 - but with Yoshi.
2:57am - That's it. Iwata leaves the stage. OK then.
2:56am - Talks about how it can be used to relax. It will help us relax - see our physical problems.
2:55am - Talking about Brain Age. Going to show us a new way to "think". Announces Wii Vitality Sensor. Records your pulse. "Visialise something that is otherwise invisible." Talking about how nervous he might be. Saying how it is invisible. The Wii Vitality Sensor will allow us to see the inner world of our body.
2:54am - Talking about how games like Mario Kart Wii, New Super Mario Games are games for everyone, even current non-gamers.
2:53am - Difficult to understand what he is actually getting at.
2:52am - Still talking about non-gamers, gamers, maybe gamers. He really needs to hurry up and get to the point.
2:51am - We still have a long way to expand the gaming audience, according to Iwata. Says Nintendo has erased the thought that those who never play games now, will never play in the future. The gaming population is much larger.
2:50am - Talking about doing research to find out "what's happening". Three active groups - those who actively play, those who never play and those who might. If gaming will grow, it must come from the "maybe" group. 295 Million in Japan, Europe and the US actively playing games. 145 Million who say they might be involved in games.
2:48am - Nintendo President Satoru Iwata comes on stage.
2:47am - Talking about The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. Playable. Says it's amazing. Don't show any footage.
2:46am - Talking about DSi camera. This summer (our winter), you will be able to take pictures with your DSi and share them to Facebook.
2:45am - Showing WarioWare: DIY. Let's you create your own games from scratch. Showing Japanese trailer in background. Let's you invent the challenge. "Makes experience deeply compelling."
2:44am - Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again will be available for DSi on DSi this coming Monday in the US.
2:43am - Talks about user generate content. Mario vs. Donkey Kong. First in the series to let players make their own levels - set their enemies, power-ups etc. Can upload them to friends locally or via Wii Wi-Fi connection.
2:42am - Elaborating on personalization with the DSi. "People don't just consumer entertain, they create and share."
2:41am - DSi sales in the US have surpassed 1 million units. 400,000 DS Lite's have been sold in that time. Key difference between the two is personalisation.
2:40am - Talking about DSi now. Already "capturing the passion of players". Showing a trailer, interviewing people about how awesome the DSi is. That's cool. /sarcasm.
2:37am - Announces "Cop: The Recruit". About a young cop, forced undercover to investigate the framing of his partner. Open world game set in New York. Looks great. Action packed!
2:35am - Cammie is back on stage. Talking about Wii and DS base. "Developers can take risks". Talks about James Patterson, the writer. "Woman's Murder Club". An interactive book. Trailer comes on. Investigation game. Looks OK.
2:34am - Reggie announces Golden Sun DS. Trailer comes on screen. Looks nice.
2:33am - Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story for DS being shown. Looks pretty cool. Confirmed for release this Fall (Spring for us).
2:32am - Showing Kingdom Hearts trailer. Now talking about how Japanese have released how Bowser "sucks". New Mario game has Mario and Luigi being shrinked and checking out bowser's internal pipes.
2:30am - Talking about Square Enix and Final Fantasy. Showing footage of new FF. Quick trailer. Exclusive version of Kingdom Hearts will be avaiable on September 9th.
2:29am - More third party titles sold on Wii and DS than any other consoles. Really!?
2:27am - Reggie is talking about Wii Sports Resort. Launches in the US on July 26th. Talking about EA's Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 with MotionPlus, which comes bundled, as does EA's new tennis game, as does SEGA's Virtua Tennis 2009. MotionPlus will accurately mimick your actions. Committment with Red Steel 2 is strong. Only playable with Wii MotionPlus.
2:25am - Bill and Reggie trading scripted insults. Looks like All-Star 3 point shoot-out. You shoot as you would in real life. Same movements. Wiimote acts as the ball - just don't throw the remote. Reggie wins with the money ball.
2:24am - 3-point contest with Reggie. Reggie's game is the "inside power game". Reggie is scary. Good aim, flick of the wrist. Just like you shoot a real basketball.
2:23am - The longer the string is held back, the smaller the focus circle becomes. Looks difficult. But kind of fun, in a Wii Sports kind of way.
2:22am - "Welcome to Wii Sports Resort." Now showing archery. You hold the Wii-mote and nunchuck just like a real bow. remote as the main body, and the nunchuck as the bow screen. Panning left to right, up and down, is accurately shown on the screen.
2:20am - Gameplay being shown with Wii Sports Resort. Sky diving is shown. Showing how precise the movement is. Twisting the body around. Looks good. "it's a lot of fun". Let us be the judge of that.
2:19am - Trailer is still going. We get it.
2:17am - Wii MotionPlus trailer on screen. Showing how the controller can be used. Purely examples. Not actual gameplay. Trailer is in slow-motion. Doesn't tell us something we don't already know. Movement is more precise.
2:16am - "Physical reality has become new proving ground". Talking about Wii MotionPlus. Precision control.
2:15am - Talking about how the wii-mote was strange at first. Then the nunchuck. Then the balance board. Wants to explain new improvement in technology. A Wii-mote comes on screen. Looks the same, but apparently we need to feel it to know the difference.
2:14am - Reggie comes on stage. Starts talking about the innovation of Wii. How the Wii has moved deep within mainstream gaming and audiences. Primary weapon is "interface".
2:13am - Wii Fit Plus will arrive this Fall in the US with the Balance Board. Showing a trailer now. Really pushing "innovative." We get it.
2:12am - Announces Wii Fit Plus. Is a more definitive fitness program. Can't be "entirely" about Fitness. What makes it "about" Nintendo is that it's a lot of fun. 15 new balance games. Juggling, skateboarding a new game called perfect 10 where you swing your hips to total numbers to reach 10. "Brain Age for your backside."
2:11am - Talking about Wii Fit now. Says it is the best selling "game" in the world. Funny. It's not a game. Consider it a seperate gaming platform. 15 million sold. Ranks next to other home system based on worldwide installed base. 10s of millions are enjoying Wii Fit. They look at ways to apple Wii Fit easier to life.
2:10am - New Super Mario Bros. Wii will be available this holiday season (Christmas). Calls the game "Mr. Miyamoto's new masterpiece."
2:09am - As soon as one touches the flag poll at the end, the other 3 have 3 seconds to do the same to get extra points. Everything is ranked at the end with each player ranked based on points.
2:08am - Showing balance between single-player and multiplayer. Single-player or co-op with 4 players. You can switch at any point in time. New items, such as the propeller suit. Kind of like the bunny ears from The Six Golden Coins. Co-op gameplay lets you help damaged friends. There's a lot going on on the screen.
2:07am - About "how" many people can play Wii. Looks like Super Mario Bros. with awesome graphics. Co-operatively minded gameplay.
2:06am - New Super Mario Bros. for Wii! Cammie comes on stage to show it off. Talking about how they can make it a "new" New Super Mario Bros. for Wii.
2:05am - Talks about game data. Is now showing a Mario montage. Talking about the evolution of Mario. Admits they haven't been able to move him into the "4th dimension".
2:04am - Conference starts. Cammie Dunaway comes on the stage. Starts talking about "innovation".
2:01am - That doesn't really make a different because it's now 9:01am yesterday in LA and it still hasn't started. Nintendo have already failed E3 with this tardiness.
2:00am - Apparently my clock is fast. It's 9:00am yesterday in LA RIGHT NOW!!!
2:00am - It's 9:00am yesterday in LA. Why hasn't it started yet, damn it!
1:59am - I'm looking forward to lots of Nintendo sales numbers and how the Wii has sold so much. /sarcasm.
1:58am - 2 minutes. Might be the longest 2 minutes in the history of time.
1:56am - 4 minutes. ZOMG!
1:54am - 6 minutes to go! The anticipation is too much too handle.
1:48am - 12 minutes to go!
1:40am - It's way too early in the morning. 20 minutes to go.