Wii Fit U will make you sweatier, livelier, and happier

Or so says Chief Operations Officer of Nintendo America, Regi Fils-Aime. After selling 43 million copies of Wii Fit on the original Wii system, Nintendo isn’t resting on their laurels. Showing off their new gaming console, Wii U, and the revolutionary controller, the Wii U Gamepad at Electronic Entertainment Expo this morning, Nintendo treated the audience to a preview of their new title, Wii Fit U, which makes heavy use of the Wii U Game Pad as well as a new item, an keychain-sized module, called the Fit Meter

Silly memes inspired by Sony’s E3 press event

E3 day 0 came to a close with Sony’s press briefing. It was pretty great if you love Ellen Page. The Internet responded as it always does, with snarky images and animated gifs. We’ve hunted and we’ve gathered, and here’s a collection of some of the funniest Sony-related pictures.

You are the network in Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs

Fugitive Aiden Pierce knows the truth. He knows how you think. He sees the digital shadow you cast. You lie to everyone else…but you can’t lie to him. He has access to all your information, and in Ubisoft’s new open-world action-shooter, Watch Dogs, he’s going to use it.

Rayman Legends rhythmically runs to the Wii U

The latest color-soaked and fun-filled Rayman adventure, Rayman Legends, is shaping up to be a potential must-have title for the upcoming Nintendo Wii U. Ubisoft Senior Game Manager Michael Micholic and his team took full advantage of their time during Ubisoft’s 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press event to showcase the platformer and its touch-friendly, co-op-centric gameplay.

Why Ubisoft is pouring a lot of resources into Wii U games (interview)

Xavier Poix runs Ubisoft France, overseeing the French game publisher’s three main studios in France. He is in charge of the Just Dance, Raving Rabbids, Rayman and Ghost Recon franchises. He said that his company always supports new game platforms and so Ubisoft will launch eight games for the Wii U. We caught up with him on Sunday in an interview. Here’s an edited transcript of our talk.

EA shows off Need for Speed: Most Wanted at E3 2012

Publisher Electronic Arts confirmed that the next game in the Need For Speed franchise will be titled Need For Speed: Most Wanted. It is being developed by Criterion, who also made Burnout Paradise and Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit for PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, and Xbox 360 consoles.

EA nabs UFC from THQ

Electronic Arts has announced a new deal with mixed-martial arts league the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

The wildest memes from the Microsoft E3 press conference

Sure, new games are pretty dope, but the best part of E3 is clearly the animated gifs and Photoshops inspired by the big press briefings. We’ve collected the best images the Internet has to offer based on the Microsoft event and posted them here for you.

South Park creators introduce their game and playfully mock Microsoft

Developer Obsidian Entertainment has worked closely with South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker to fully realize the world of the show in a new role-playing game dubbed “South Park: The Stick of Truth.” Players control the new kid in town, who is attempting to become the fifth member of the South Park crew. You’ll get to play along with Kyle, Stan, Kenny, and Cartman with your own created character.