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2012 E3 Analyst Q & A Session - June 6, 2012
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This game helps introduce what we’re calling “asymmetric” game play – deliberately making one player different in terms of role, approach, strategy, and potentially even the goal within the game. And with asymmetric game play, the image displayed on the TV is completely different than the image shown on the Wii U GamePad.

This will create new experiences for game players and new opportunities for game developers. If you haven’t seen “Nintendo Land” on the show floor yet, please try it for yourself. And to repeat, this title will be available on the day of the Wii U launch.

In total from our stage, we revealed 23 titles for the Wii U yesterday. The biggest names for video games are bringing their best franchises to the Wii U. That includes new games in the “Super Mario Bros.,” “Pikmin,” “Wii Fit,” “Batman: Arkham City,” “Scribblenauts,” “Assassin’s Creed,” and “Just Dance” franchises. And our ultimate goal this week was to communicate the breadth of the lineup – one that has the potential to be the strongest in Nintendo’s history.

We’re also introducing our social and entertainment strategies this week and it starts with "Miiverse." "Miiverse" is a unique social connection – not to all of your friends – but to your game-playing friends. And the Wii U GamePad here acts as the social window that serves as this social graph. In the "Miiverse" plaza, you’ll see not just your friends, but people from all over the world who are playing the same games as you are, and you can see what other video entertainment they’re enjoying.

Yesterday we also touched on our broader strategy for entertainment and the impact that the Wii U GamePad will have on how we find, interact with, and watch video content.

Nintendo is working with Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon, and YouTube to bring video experiences to the Wii U that will take advantage of the integrated second screen.

So with this as a quick scene-setter, we’ll turn it over to cover your questions.

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