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Screenshots and artwork courtesy of nintendo; source: Nintendo e3 2011 online press kit
Screenshots and artwork courtesy of nintendo; source: Nintendo e3 2011 online press kit
Screenshots and artwork courtesy of nintendo; source: Nintendo e3 2011 online press kit
Screenshots and artwork courtesy of nintendo; source: Nintendo e3 2011 online press kit
One cool new aspect of Skyward Sword is the ability to fly your Loftwing to get from one region to another. Flying, controlled by the motion of the Wiimote, is fun and players are encouraged to explore the skies.
Screenshots and artwork courtesy of nintendo; source: Nintendo e3 2011 online press kit
Link’s sword strikes are controlled by the precise motion of the Wiimote Plus. Stalfos (pictured) and other enemies have been revamped to anticipate attacks, blocking Link’s actions if he is too slow to swing.
Screenshots and artwork courtesy of nintendo; source: Nintendo e3 2011 online press kit
Screenshots and artwork courtesy of nintendo; source: Nintendo e3 2011 online press kit
The boss battles in Skyward Sword are epic and require you to fight with strategy. Here Link faces off against Scaldera, the Earth Temple’s flaming boss.
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The Airborne Toxic Event played at the Orpheum Theater last weekend.
Source: Flickr User Cent. for Amer. Prog. Act.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu gave a talk about clean energy Wednesday in Kresge Auditorium.
Screenshots and artwork courtesy of nintendo; source: Nintendo e3 2011 online press kit
christopher A. maynor—Tech file photo
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Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, David Dencik, and Toby Jones star in the shadowy spy film Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
Screenshots and artwork courtesy of nintendo; source: Nintendo e3 2011 online press kit
Perhaps Zelda’s creepiest villain ever, Ghirahim will face you in battle a few times throughout the game.
Bruno B. F. Faviero—The Tech
An inflatable plastic ball — the Zorb — maneuvered by a person inside, rolled around Lobby 7 Wednesday evening. Mechanical engineering professor Alex Slocum ’82 said he brought out the Zorb, which was emblazoned with MIT’s logo, for fun.
KailIang Chen—The Tech
Top — The Analog Devices building, located between Smart and Osborne Street, was torn down to make way for a new building for Novartis AG. The Swiss pharmaceutical giant has plans to double the size of its facilities in Cambridge. Bottom, foreground — Construction begins on a new Pfizer building at 610 Main Street. Pfizer, also a pharmaceutical company, is moving research to Cambridge and has signed a 10-year lease for the MIT-owned property. What remains of the Analog Devices building can be seen in the background.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Regina Dugan, Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), was invited to discuss manufacturing for the defense industry on Tuesday as a part of MIT’s Political Science Distinguished Speaker Series. Also present at the event was Kaigham J. Gabriel ScD ’83, Deputy Director of DARPA.