Nanowire is still showcased for what I understand, not the hammer.Source? I would be honestly surprised if they don't showcase the Nanowire since it was the main go to weapon in e3 demo. I don't remember any other melee weapon being center of attention.. Am i forgetting anything?
Anyway, not in english, have fun with google translate: https://www.everyeye.it/articoli/anteprima-cyberpunk-2077-cd-projekt-riporta-night-city-demo-gamescom-45013.html
I can (poorly) translate the few important lines:
EDIT: I fixed it because google translate is worse than I expected.Do you remember the issue of melee combat? Do you remember the famous Sasquatch's hammer that gave us everything but a nice impression? All that part has been completely removed from the presentation, all the melee and hand-to-hand combat, as evidence of how the message was actually received, so now let's cross our fingers and look ahead, there is still quite a lot of time until April 16th ....