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  • Edinburgh International Games Festival 2006

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  • Games Convention 2006

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  • PAX 06

    1 14.29%
  • Tokoyo Game Show 2006

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    Which event do you think Nintendo will announce the release date and price?

    I was wondering what other people think about when Nintendo will announce the Wii release date and price.
    Last edited by gameking2006; 07-16-2006 at 07:54 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gameking2006
    Which event do you think Nintendo will announce the release date and price?
    Well...what videogame-related events are coming up in the near future?

    Sorry, I'm too lazy to search for that info.

    Nintendo gonna talk about Wii in August, right?
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    Here's the list of events.

    Are you wondering where and when Nintendo might reveal new Wii info leading up to the console´s launch? Here´s a rundown of all important videogame related events until the end of the year.


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    IEMA Summit
    18th - 20th of July 2006
    Description: The Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association´s annual summit.
    Venue: Hyatt Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, Huntington Beach, California, USA
    Notes: The IEMA Executive Summit is a retail purchasing show bringing together the leading merchants and publishers to discuss topically-important industry issues and conduct purchasing meetings. It´s apparently a trade-only event.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news very low.

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    Online Gaming China 2006 (remove ´*´)
    25th - 26th of July 2006
    Description: Optimizing marketing competitiveness, profitable game development and revenue strategies, organized by the International Quality & Productivity Center
    Venue: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel, Shanghai, China
    Notes: There is no full list of exhibitors, this is possibly a workshop and session only event. Nintendo not on the speakers list (remove ´*´).
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news very low.

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    Siggraph
    29th of July - 3rd of August 2006
    Description: The 33rd International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, organized by the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques
    Venue: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Notes: Co-located with Sandbox - an ACM Video Game Symposium. Nintendo not an exhibitor.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news very low.

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    Edinburgh International Games Festival 2006
    21st - 22nd of August 2006
    Description: The festival celebrates the best of the interactive entertainment industry and creates an environment where the development and publishing community can celebrate the latest creative milestones and look to future innovations.
    Venues: Royal College of Physicians / Odeon, Edinburgh, UK
    Notes: Co-located with the EIEF06 Edge Award. Nintendo is on the sponsors list.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news high.

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    Games Convention 2006
    21st - 27th of August 2006
    Description: Europe´s biggest gaming expo.
    Venue: Leipziger Messe, Leipzig, Germany
    Notes: Co-located with GC Developer Conference. Nintendo is on the exhibitors list. Wii console is expected playable at the event.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news very high.

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    PAX 06
    25th - 27th of August 2006
    Description: Penny Arcade Expo
    Venue: Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, Washington, USA
    Notes: PAX is a three-day game festival for tabletop, videogame, and PC gamers. Nintendo is on the sponsors list.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news high.

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    Toronto Independent Games Conference
    31st of August - 2nd of September 2006
    Description: 2nd educational conference and trade event for game developers, with a strong focus on 3rd party "indie" developers, hobbyists, and students.
    Venue: George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Notes: Largely academic speakers, full event schedule not yet published.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news low.

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    Austin Game Conference
    6th - 8th of September 2006
    Description: 4th conference for online and networked game development, including massively multiplayer online games, casual games, online PC and console games.
    Venue: Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas, USA
    Notes: There is no full list of exhibitors, this is possibly a workshop and session only event. Co-located with Game Writers Conference, Casual Games Conference and Game Audio Conference. Nintendo not on the speakers list.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news low.

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    TGS 2006
    22nd - 24th of September 2006
    Description: 10th Tokyo Game Show, organized by The Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association (CESA) and Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. Asia´s biggest gaming expo.
    Venue: Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan
    Notes: While Nintendo is no exhibitor (like last year), they are likely to occupy another keynote speech spot at the TGS Forum. The speakers list will be published by the end of July.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news very high.

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    GameCity 2006
    25th - 29th of October 2006
    Description: 1st Annual Interactive Entertainment Festival, GameCity aims to entertain, inform and educate individuals, industry and the public sector on the value and the potential of interactive entertainment for everyone.
    Venue: Not Specified, Nottingham, UK
    Notes: Since it´s the first such event, little is known about it. There is no exhibitors list.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news low.

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    vgXpo 2006
    27th - 29th October 2006
    Description: 2nd America's VideoGame Expo
    Venue: Valley Forge Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Notes: Nintendo not on the provisional exhibitors list
    . Likelihood of Nintendo related news low.

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    The Tokyo Game Show on September 22-24

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    What about Spaceworld?
    I think Nintendo should just make a 10 minute press briefing reveiling the price, launch date, and the mysteries of the Wii.

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    Start a poll, it will be better to see everyone opinions, and i think in tokio game expo will be the best one there

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    Which event do you think Nintendo will announce the release date and price?

    I was wondering what other people think about when Nintendo will announce the Wii release date and price.

    Here's the top 4 events and a little about them.
    Edinburgh International Games Festival 2006
    21st - 22nd of August 2006
    Description: The festival celebrates the best of the interactive entertainment industry and creates an environment where the development and publishing community can celebrate the latest creative milestones and look to future innovations.
    Venues: Royal College of Physicians / Odeon, Edinburgh, UK
    Notes: Co-located with the EIEF06 Edge Award. Nintendo is on the sponsors list.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news high.


    Games Convention 2006
    21st - 27th of August 2006
    Description: Europe´s biggest gaming expo.
    Venue: Leipziger Messe, Leipzig, Germany
    Notes: Co-located with GC Developer Conference. Nintendo is on the exhibitors list. Wii console is expected playable at the event.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news very high.


    PAX 06
    25th - 27th of August 2006
    Description: Penny Arcade Expo
    Venue: Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, Washington, USA
    Notes: PAX is a three-day game festival for tabletop, videogame, and PC gamers. Nintendo is on the sponsors list.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news high.


    TGS 2006
    22nd - 24th of September 2006
    Description: 10th Tokyo Game Show, organized by The Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association (CESA) and Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. Asia´s biggest gaming expo.
    Venue: Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan
    Notes: While Nintendo is no exhibitor (like last year), they are likely to occupy another keynote speech spot at the TGS Forum. The speakers list will be published by the end of July.
    Likelihood of Nintendo related news very high.

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    Nintendo is in japan, they said it will be said in september, and the way it looks it shows that there is going to be on the TGS 2006

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