Nintendo set to stream GDC ’11 keynote via Live Webcast

Nintendo of America have announced that they are to allow fans around the globe to tune in to watch Satoru Iwata, President and CEO, keynote tomorrow morning at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Writing on popular social media site Twitter, the company wrote “Can’t join us at #GDC? Watch Mr. Iwata’s “Video Games Turn 25″ keynote via LIVE webcast tomorrow @ 9a.m. PT. Stay tuned for the link!”

To watch the conference live, use the following link: http://gdc2011.nintendo.com/

Further details regarding the content of Iwata-san’s keynote are as follows:

Video Games Turn 25: A Historical Perspective and Vision for the Future

For a quarter of a century, the engine of video games has been “must have”—the viral communication of what a gamer simply can’t do without. Sometimes it’s hardware, sometimes software, sometimes an accessory, but “must have” always describes an experience that can’t be missed—the next big thing.

Along the way, innovation has continuously reinvented the game experience in terms of graphics, player control and pure game design. But in the process, part of the magic of those early days of game creation has been lost.

As a leading player during all 25 years of the modern video gaming era, Nintendo has a unique perspective on what makes gamers grin, what defines the term “gamer” and what is essential to ensuring industry growth.
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata will draw from his development roots and talk not only about how video gaming has evolved, but also, more importantly, he will offer his views on where we go from here.”

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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