Ten years ago today, many of us woke up to a seemingly innocuous Friday, unaware that Nintendo was launching something that would change the cadence of how we learn about upcoming games forever: Nintendo Direct. The Nintendo Direct has evolved a lot since its early days, and today it's nearly unrecognizable compared to its humble beginnings. Not to mention that many other companies have followed Nintendo's lead and opted for a digital Direct style when pushing out news in favor of live press conferences, such as Sony's State of Play and Microsoft's various showcases. What was the first Nintendo Direct like all those years ago? Let me take you back.
The First Nintendo Direct was Bite-Sized Compared to Today
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