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Iwata will not be Attending e3 2015; Miyamoto will be at e3 2015

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#1 Ngamer01

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 02:05 PM

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Iwata won't be at e3 physically due to other business obligations, but he should still pop up during Nintendo's Digital Event / Nintendo e3 Direct since that is usually pre-recorded.

 

Miyamoto will be at e3 giving a little credit to the rumor/leak that Star Fox and/or the two other tech demos will be at e3 this year.  Though if that rumor/leak ends up a bust, he could give new info on Mario Maker or maybe announce a new 2D Mario game (provided if Mario Maker didn't already take the 2D slot this time since it's too soon for another 3D Mario announcement at least this year).



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Posted 18 May 2015 - 03:15 PM

Could you really call the StarFox thing a leak? :P I mean, it was "unveiled" at E3 last year and is still officially slated for release this year, so it would really be more newsworthy if it wasn't there. :P

It is interesting that Iwata will be taking off a second E3 in a row. I know last year was for different (health) reasons, but I'm wondering if this is going to be a trend going forward.

#3 Lame "PBluafnotr4d2" 87421F

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 03:22 PM

We'll certainly still see him broadcasting... *DAIREKTRY* to us, tho, so it's all the same to me.

#4 Bobby Lee "Buford" Robok

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 04:02 PM

Yeah I fail to see this as an issue when he's probably already recorded his press conference or digital event.



#5 Ngamer01

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Posted 12 June 2015 - 07:00 PM

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Nintendo clarifies why Iwata is not physically at e3:  Nintendo isn't showing off any new hardware (sorry regular "NEW" 3DS fans wanting it and faceplates :( ).  This also counts the "NX" 9th generation platform since they already said NX is skipping this e3 due to the platform not being ready for a proper unveiling yet.

 

Iwata also has an Investor's Meeting to prepare for the week after e3.  That's the business obligations I already posted about.


Edited by Ngamer01, 12 June 2015 - 07:01 PM.






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