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Recap: Nintendo Wii and DSi at E3 2009

No. 1 Nintendo played it safe at E3 2009, showing off a new Super Mario Brothers game for the Wii, Wii Motion Plus, and offering a sneak peek at something called a "Vitality Sensor."

Nintendo E3 2009 press conference
Nintendo prepares for its annual E3 press conference. Daniel Terdiman/CNET

Both the Wii and DS/DSi are the No. 1 home and portable gaming platforms, respectively. At E3 2009, the company tried to demonstrate how it will continue to be king of the video game hill for this year and beyond.

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Miyamoto speaks behind closed doors
While Shigeru Miyamoto, the legendary game designer behind Nintendo hits such as Mario and Zelda, did not make an appearance during Nintendo's big E3 press conference, we did get a chance to see him host a small, intimate behind-closed-doors session.
(Posted in Crave by Dan Ackerman)
June 3, 2009 9:30 AM PDT

Nintendo debuts new DS and DSi Shop titles at E3 press conference
On display at the Nintendo E3 2009 press conference was a handful of yet-to-be announced portable gaming titles for the DS and DSi Shop.
(Posted in Crave by Jeff Bakalar)
June 2, 2009 3:28 PM PDT

Two new Super Mario Wii games among those announced at Nintendo E3 press conference
Super Mario Brothers Wii brings a multiplayer version of the updated classic, and Super Mario Galaxy gets a sequel.
(Posted in Crave by Jeff Bakalar)
June 2, 2009 1:31 PM PDT

Nintendo's answer to Project Natal: Wii Motion Plus, Vitality Sensor, confidence
Nintendo showcased the enhanced features available with its new Wii Motion Plus add-on, as well as introducing a new accessory called the Vitality Sensor.
(Posted in Crave by Jeff Bakalar)
June 2, 2009 10:39 AM PDT

Nintendo tries to regain the momentum
Daniel Terdiman's liveblog of the Nintendo press conference as it happened.
(Posted in Crave by Daniel Terdiman)
June 2, 2009 9:10 AM PDT