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Wii U, PS Vita, Playstation 3D: Nintendo and Sony E3 Recap! (video)

by Noah Kravitz | June 7, 2011June 7, 2011 6:10 pm PST

Nintendo took the wraps off their next-gen console, the Wii U. Sony dropped the next-gen portable, PS Vita, and a 3D monitor for playstation that can serve up two separate 3D images for head-to-head play. Click Play for a quick recap of today’s headliner E3 news.

Nintendo Wii U

  • On Sale Sometime in 2012
  • Full 1080p Resolution Gaming
  • Multi-core IBM Power processor
  • New controller with 6.2″ touchscreen, thumb controls, motion controls, camera, mic, speakers and sensor strip
  • Game play spanning main and controller screens
  • Controller supports video chat
  • Supports legacy Wii controllers

Sony PS Vita

  • On Sale beginning Late 2011
  • $249 (WiFi Only) / $299 (AT&T 3G)
  • 5″ OLED Multitouch Display, 960 x 544 pixels
  • Rear touchpanel controller
  • Thumb controls and six axis motion controls
  • GPS, WiFi location services and Bluetooth
  • Social gaming and location-based services

Sony Playstation 3D Monitor

  • On Sale Fall 2011
  • $499 bundle: Monitor, One pair active glasses, Resistance 3D game, HDMI cable
  • $60 per pair of additional active glasses
  • 24″ 1080p 3D monitor
  • Supports Two Player mode: Each player sees a unique full screen 3D glasses (requires optional second glasses)
  • May also be used for 2D/3D gaming, video playback (disc/cable/TV) and as computer monitor

So … Who “won” E3: Nintendo with the Wii U or Sony with the PS Vita? What’s your pick?


Noah Kravitz

Noah Kravitz mourned the day that Star Castle was replaced in the pizza parlour he frequented as a kid. The sadness ended when he saw an older kid...

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