Nintendo’s Big Pre-E3 Announcement: Miiverse, a Social Network for the Wii U
E3 2012 is upon us, dear readers. That means a bunch of announcements we already knew about, and hopefully a few that surprise us for the better, unlike last year's extremely underwhelming showing. Before Nintendo's conference tomorrow, they had a thirty minute pre-E3 briefing, where they covered what would normally be headline material. In the briefing, they stated they're getting all of the hardware announcements out of the way in order to focus entirely on software during their keynote, which is tomorrow at noon EDT -- something that'll be interesting coming from a company that, in the past decade or so, has had its hardware essentially print money, and its software sales lag far behind its competitors' software sales. We knew about the Wii U and its tablet controller, so the most surprising (and definitely weirdest) announcement to come from the pre-E3 briefing is Miiverse, Nintendo's social network for the Wii U.Read on...