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killercow
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(10-16-2015, 01:15 PM)
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/nintendo...orm-1444996588

The exact shape of the NX hardware isn’t yet clear. People familiar with the development plans said Nintendo would likely include both a console and at least one mobile unit that could either be used in conjunction with the console or taken on the road for separate use. They also said Nintendo would aim to put industry-leading chips in the NX devices, after criticism that the Wii U’s capabilities didn’t match those of competitors.

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Originally Posted by ekim

From the new Dev portal:


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digoutyoursoul
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(10-16-2015, 01:16 PM)
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How much more powerful though
Volotaire
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(10-16-2015, 01:16 PM)
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THis should work: http://www.wsj.com/articles/nintendo...orm-1444996588

Type the article url into Google and click the first link.

TOKYO— Nintendo Co. has begun distributing a software development kit for its new NX videogame platform, people familiar with the matter said, suggesting the company is on track to introduce the product as early as next year.

The kit is used by third-party software developers to modify existing games for the platform or create new ones. Videogame console makers such as Nintendo like to have popular game titles ready when they start selling new devices.

Nintendo’s current flagship products are the Wii U, a console typically used in the living room, and the portable 3DS device. Both have been out for several years, leading analysts to predict that the Kyoto-based entertainment powerhouse will move fairly swiftly to bring out the NX.

“We are increasingly of the idea that Nintendo might launch the NX in 2016 because of the softness of 3DS and Wii U,” said David Gibson, an analyst at Macquarie Capital Securities.

A Nintendo spokeswoman said the company plans to disclose details of NX next year.

Square Enix Co. said in July that it planned to make the latest version of its blockbuster role-playing game Dragon Quest for the NX. That version, called Dragon Quest XI, is also planned for the 3DS and Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4.

The exact shape of the NX hardware isn’t yet clear. People familiar with the development plans said Nintendo would likely include both a console and at least one mobile unit that could either be used in conjunction with the console or taken on the road for separate use. They also said Nintendo would aim to put industry-leading chips in the NX devices, after criticism that the Wii U’s capabilities didn’t match those of competitors.

Nintendo’s former president, Satoru Iwata, said in March that NX “is a platform dedicated for videogames.” Mr. Iwata died in July, and his post was assumed in September by Tatsumi Kimishima, a former banker who served as one of Mr. Iwata’s top lieutenants at Nintendo.

Mr. Kimishima is expected to carry forward the strategy of Mr. Iwata, a legendary figure for many videogame fans. In the months before his death, Mr. Iwata laid out plans to put Nintendo characters in games for mobile devices under a partnership with DeNA Co. and made a deal with amusement park operator Universal Parks & Resorts, which is part of Comcast Corp.

“Nintendo is no longer just a traditional videogame company,” said industry veteran Hirokazu Hamamura, a director at Kadokawa Dwango Corp., which publishes magazines about videogames.

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(10-16-2015, 01:16 PM)
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I am really curious to see what this thing ends up being.

Cautiously optimistic.
Danlord
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(10-16-2015, 01:17 PM)
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From ZhugeEx

TOKYO- Nintendo Co. DISTRIBUTING has begun a software development kit for its new NX platform videogame, people familiar with the matter said, suggesting the company is on track to enter the product as early as next year.

The kit is used by third-party software developers to modify existing games for the platform or create new ones. Videogame console makers such as Nintendo's popular game titles like to have ready when they start selling the new devices.

Nintendo's current flagship products are the Wii U, a console typically used in the living room, and the 3DS portable device. Both have been out for several years, leading analysts to predict that the Kyoto-based entertainment powerhouse will move fairly swiftly to bring out the NX.

"We are increasingly of the idea that Nintendo might launch the NX in 2016 because of the softness of the 3DS and Wii U," said David Gibson, an analyst at Macquarie Capital Securities.

A Nintendo spokeswoman said the company plans to disclose details of the NX next year.

Square Enix Co. said in July that it planned to make the latest version of its blockbuster role-playing game Dragon Quest for the NX. That version, called Dragon Quest XI, is also planned for the 3DS and Sony Corp. . 'S PlayStation 4.

The exact shape of the NX hardware is not yet clear. People familiar with the development said the plans would likely include both a Nintendo console and at least one mobile unit that could be used together with either the console or taken on the road for separate use. Nintendo also said they would aim to put chips in the industry-leading NX devices, after criticism that the Wii U's capabilities did not match those of competitors.

Nintendo's former president, Satoru Iwata , NX said in March that "is a dedicated platform for videogames." Mr. Iwata died in July , and was assumed his post in September by Tatsumi Kimishima, a former banker who served as one of Mr. Iwata at Nintendo's top lieutenants.

Mr. Kimishima is natural to carry forward the strategy of Mr. Iwata, a legendary figure for many fans of the videogame. In the months before his death, Mr. Iwata laid out plans to put in games for the Nintendo characters under a partnership with mobile devices Everything Co. and made ​​a deal with amusement park operator Universal Parks & Resorts , which is part of Comcast Corp.

"Nintendo is no longer just a traditional videogame company," said industry veteran Hirokazu Hamamura, a director at Kadokawa Dwan Corp., which publishes magazines about videogames.

TheMoon
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(10-16-2015, 01:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by digoutyoursoul

How much more powerful though

378.77652x more powerful (than an alien banana)
Magic Ovaries
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(10-16-2015, 01:17 PM)
Finally...a more powerful console than the previous one.
Windom Earle
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(10-16-2015, 01:17 PM)
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more than two devices and powerful chips

Now you're playing with power!
Symphonia
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(10-16-2015, 01:17 PM)
Aims to replace the 3DS and Wii U?

Duel-usage, perhaps? Both handheld and console?
Impossiburu
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(10-16-2015, 01:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Volotaire

THis should work: http://www.wsj.com/articles/nintendo...orm-1444996588

Type the article url into Google and clock the first link.

Worked. Thanks!
RayearthRob
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(10-16-2015, 01:17 PM)
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Goodbye Wii U? D:
Waylon Drums
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(10-16-2015, 01:17 PM)
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After the Wii U, they have a lot to do to get me excited again. Hopefully they can do it.
wild wild rice
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(10-16-2015, 01:17 PM)
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Boi-oi-oi-oing
Madao
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(10-16-2015, 01:18 PM)
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the plan to do the same core design but have multiple versions sounds likely if it's gonna replace both Wii U and 3DS.

the handheld one seems like it's gonna be a big leap.
DarkLordMalik
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(10-16-2015, 01:18 PM)
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"industry-leading chips"

More powerful with Lays, Pringles or Doritos?
Hanmik
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(10-16-2015, 01:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Biforce Of Power

Aims to replace the 3DS and Wii U?

Duel-usage, perhaps? Both handheld and console?

no just a phone.
Magic Ovaries
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(10-16-2015, 01:18 PM)
So since 3DS will be replaced next year, what was the point of the 'New 3DS'?
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(10-16-2015, 01:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Biforce Of Power

Aims to replace the 3DS and Wii U?

Duel-usage, perhaps? Both handheld and console?

Two form factors most likely, with different specs but same OS and architecture..

This is in line with what Iwata has said in the past.
ekim
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(10-16-2015, 01:19 PM)
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ďWe are increasingly of the idea that Nintendo might launch the NX in 2016 because of the softness of 3DS and Wii U,Ē said David Gibson, an analyst at Macquarie Capital Securities.

A Nintendo spokeswoman said the company plans to disclose details of NX next year.

People familiar with the development plans said Nintendo would likely include both a console and at least one mobile unit that could either be used in conjunction with the console or taken on the road for separate use. They also said Nintendo would aim to put industry-leading chips in the NX devices, after criticism that the Wii Uís capabilities didnít match those of competitors.

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NotLiquid
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(10-16-2015, 01:19 PM)
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So it begins
Xater
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(10-16-2015, 01:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Magic Ovaries

So since 3DS will be replaced next year, what was the point of the 'New 3DS'?

To sell more 3DS consoles, because sales were slowing down. They had to buy time.
MCN
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(10-16-2015, 01:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Biforce Of Power

Aims to replace the 3DS and Wii U?

Duel-usage, perhaps? Both handheld and console?

Or, as has been said and clarified time and time again, more than one device, but a shared software platform similar to how iOS is shared across several devices.
Mister Saturn
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(10-16-2015, 01:20 PM)
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Mmmmm, I can almost taste the speculation threads at this point.
Forkball
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(10-16-2015, 01:20 PM)
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Work on Just Dance NX begins tomorrow.
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They also said Nintendo would aim to put industry-leading chips in the NX devices, after criticism that the Wii Uís capabilities didnít match those of competitors.

I'm smiling and crying right now. Please be true.
Spork4000
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(10-16-2015, 01:20 PM)
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Then the real leaks will start coming fast and hard. Can't wait.
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(10-16-2015, 01:21 PM)
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If you look at how great Nintendo can make their games look on the Wii U imagine how they will look on a console more powerful than the PS4 and XB1.
Tregard
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(10-16-2015, 01:21 PM)
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Looking forward to the incoming leaks and speculation.

Feeling good about 2016, very good indeed.
Familienoberhauptvogel
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(10-16-2015, 01:21 PM)
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I can feel a collective "told ya so" coming.

The writing was on the wall but still so many refuse to believe it. Hope it does well enough I'll never have to get a PS4 for JRPGs
jamesmccloud
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(10-16-2015, 01:21 PM)
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All our lives have led to this moment. Nintendo releasing a more powerful console than...their previous console.
MCN
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(10-16-2015, 01:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by DarkLordMalik

More powerful with Lays, Pringles or Doritos?

McCain. They're going British. They're larger and run hotter, but can ultimately be paired with just about anything to achieve satisfactory results.
Nightbird
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(10-16-2015, 01:21 PM)
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Here we go, it's time for rumor and leaks!

That's going to be fun
OnionPowder
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(10-16-2015, 01:22 PM)
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The next year is going to be fun
maxcriden
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(10-16-2015, 01:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheMoon

378.77652x more powerful (than an alien banana)

Zalman
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(10-16-2015, 01:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Magic Ovaries

So since 3DS will be replaced next year, what was the point of the 'New 3DS'?

People familiar with how Nintendo handles its portable systems shouldn't be surprised by the fact that it was simply a stop-gap release. It's a neat improvement, but it was never meant to stay around for long.
Diddy Kong
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(10-16-2015, 01:22 PM)
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YAY!
faridmon
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Originally Posted by Raiden

If you look at how great Nintendo can make their games look on the Wii U imagine how they will look on a console more powerful than the PS4 and XB1.

Yoshi Wolly World already looks way better than many PS4 games

Holy shit, my imagination is going wild
SatoAilDarko
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(10-16-2015, 01:22 PM)
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Yup. Replacing both.
oti xero
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(10-16-2015, 01:23 PM)
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A BAJILLION TERRAFLOPS
takriel
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(10-16-2015, 01:23 PM)
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Zelda U for NX seems more and more likely.
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The two form factors were expected, certainly. I've also been expecting leading mobile parts, but if they have leading console parts, that would be different than what I had envisioned (a home version of the handheld essentially).

At that point, I assume they're less one platform in the iOS sense and more one platform in the Windows 10 sense.
DriftingSpirit
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(10-16-2015, 01:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by NotLiquid

So it begins

maxcriden
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(10-16-2015, 01:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by JoeM86

Two form factors most likely, with different specs but same OS and architecture..

This is in line with what Iwata has said in the past.

Yes. With all/most games playing on both.
DarkLegion
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(10-16-2015, 01:23 PM)
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The fun part is going to start! Can't wait to read all the rumors, leaks and speculation on specs.
Kezen
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(10-16-2015, 01:23 PM)
Considering it will launch three years after Microsoft and Sony it would be really embarrassing for the NX to be less powerful.
wild wild rice
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(10-16-2015, 01:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Magic Ovaries

So since 3DS will be replaced next year, what was the point of the 'New 3DS'?

Supposedly this was a Miyamoto initiative since so many people didn't bother with the 3D. I'm happy with it. Maybe testing the technological waters for better 3D on the NX handheld? I hope.
Nibel
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They also said Nintendo would aim to put industry-leading chips in the NX devices, after criticism that the Wii Uís capabilities didnít match those of competitors.

Oh boy. I believe it when I see it
Cheeseman Battitude
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(10-16-2015, 01:23 PM)

Originally Posted by Raiden

If you look at how great Nintendo can make their games look on the Wii U imagine how they will look on a console more powerful than the PS4 and XB1.

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(10-16-2015, 01:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by RayearthRob

Goodbye Wii U? D:

SiiU to WiiU :)

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