In pictures: E3 2008 picks and pans

The E3 fallout

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<h2>Nintendo Woos Casual Gamers, Forgets Hardcore Fans?</h2> <br> Nintendo previewed its forthcoming <a href=";1017904465;fp;4;fpid;53123" target="_blank">Wii Sports Resort and Wii Music</a>. Our early verdict based on activities like sword fighting, disc throwing, Jet Ski riding and rocking out on virtual drums: Both deliver the irreverent fun you'd expect, coupled with some crafty control methods that you perhaps wouldn't. <br> But is Nintendo spurning hardcore gamers? The controversy arose because it didn't launch a new Mario or Zelda game (they merely confirmed stuff's in the works). However, Nintendo did unveil a glorified social networking game (Animal Crossing: City Folk) and a version of Grand Theft Auto for the DS &#8212; Danny Allen and Matt Peckham

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