Earlier today, Nintendo got the jump on its E3 rivals by holding a little pre-recorded conference to discuss some of the features of its upcoming console, the Wii U.

There was no talk of games, no talk of a release date and no talk of a price. What Nintendo was talking about mostly were two things: the system's controllers and its online capabilities.

To catch up on everything that was announced during the 30-minute conference (which you can see above), check out our coverage below: