Great news for gamers

Excitement’s building for gaming fans, as hundreds of games designers and console makers are getting together to show off their latest gadgets. The E3 conference in America is where all the big name gaming companies, like Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft, reveal what new ideas they’re working on. Nintendo unveiled a much more sensitive controller for the Wii to make your movements more realistic in its games. And Sony are going to make it possible to download films onto your PS3.

Nintendo say their new MotionPlus accessory, which plugs into the normal Wii controller, will add more depth to its games. Over at Sony, as well as unveiling a film download service initially only for gamers in North America, they also announced a larger capacity PlayStation 3.