It’s official: ZI is going to E3 this year! I just got my confirmation email from the E3 team, which means that in a few weeks I’ll be heading to LA to check out all of Nintendo’s fancy new games and gadgets. While not exactly a first for the site, this year will be the very first time one of our top editors gets the chance to attend the convention, an event that could push Zelda Informer to new heights. And the timing couldn’t be better: with this being the Zelda series’ 25th year and rumors of something special on the horizon as well as confirmation that Skyward Sword, Ocarina of Time 3D, and the upcoming Wii successor will make playable appearances, this could be one of the biggest E3s in the history of the franchise.
Of course, this means that we won’t have to rely on secondhand reports for impressions on all the Nintendo goodness that shows up: I’ll get hands-on time with both Skyward Sword and Ocarina 3D, as well as a slew of upcoming Wii and 3DS games such as Super Mario 3D, Kid Icarus: Uprising, Star Fox 64 3D, and anything else Nintendo’s got up its sleeve. And you can bet that I’ll be all over Project Café, too. Check back here between Tuesday June 7 and Thursday June 9 for all the exclusive previews you can handle.