Nintendo schedules Nintendo Direct for June 12; it’s do-or-die for the Wii U

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Wii U Controller

E3 is approaching, and Nintendo has just scheduled a global Nintendo Direct event on midnight June 12 (Sydney time) – updating the Nintendo faithful about the future of Wii U games. And given the fact that most of the Wii U games have come from first-party, as opposed to third-party, it needs to really find a way to excite the fan base.

The press conference is essentially do-or-die. The Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 have pretty much  put the Wii U in a similar position to the Wii with the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3. It is technologically inferior. However, what could save it from being a massive flop if it gets a price cut (if it is really desperate. Nintendo has ruled that out in the past; but guess what, desperate times calls for desperate measures) and has a strong list of both first-party and third-party games.

Good luck Nintendo. You will need it.

You can watch the event from its website.