Nintendo cannot escape our promise-checking. Last year the world's top video game game company promised some cool stuff for the next year or so in gaming. What came true? Was any of their hype wrong?
We are one day removed from checking Microsoft's Xbox promises from E3 2009. Since than I have re-lived the entire June 2, 2009 E3 Nintendo press briefing. Glorious! (More fun than doing that for the '08 edition.) With Nintendo now under my hindsight-empowered microscope, I can point out a few basic ideas: