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AceBandage
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(05-19-2012, 10:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Penguin

Do we have sticks?

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https://twitter.com/#!/MATTYB00SH/st...39010610085888

Thanks to Penguin.

For comparison, the E3 model:



Infos from our resident French Leaker:

Originally Posted by IdeaMan


1 - The first, according to my sources, the screen size is slightly bigger. Less than an inch. The resolution hasn't changed though. So there would be a slight decrease in the PPI.

-> Nintendo warned developers of this several weeks ago, it is not obvious on the picture leaked, which would reinforce either the smallness of this increase, or the event that it wasn't implemented. Anyway, it should be taken into account in the comparisons, gif, etc, made between the E3 2011 DRC and this one, as the screen is not the same, therefore the proportions are not identical. People should not resize the new padlet in regard to the previous one, by assuming the screens could be fully juxtaposed.
-> This size alteration could hint toward a screen type change, we should see at E3 and compare its characteristics, brightness, contrast, overall quality, etc..

2 - This "new" screen is still not multi-touch apparently.


3 - The mysterious small square under the D-PAD, is not a vitality sensor, not even in a light version, not a touchpad, not a mini pulse sensor as on sports equipment, not a decorative thing, or whatever. This is the NFC sensor.


-> The demonstration of this feature in the Rayman leaked video isn't representative of how it will work, such a use could obviously have bad consequences for the screen if people would put figurines briskly on it.
-> This technology has an optimal range very limited (a few centimeters), placing the NFC chip in the middle of the controller, behind the screen, wouldn't have been good for several reasons (related to the display), and wouldn't be the most practical and efficient choice to recognize, to establish communication without any problems, with NFC tagged objects, and people would have put those very close to the screen with the risk to damage it.
-> Putting the sensor on one of the controller side, is a way to extend and clearly define the NFC range in this zone. When we lay it down on a table, our knees, etc, we can put more practically and safely in this virtual perimeter near the left DRC border NFC objects, some of which being heavy or with edges that could deteriorate the padlet.
-> It's possible, in order to properly recognize the location of the NFC, and to inform people of this feature, that there will be a sign, a sticker, on this square.

4 - The small button near the power remains mysterious for third-parties. It isn't a touchpad, an additional game input, or other exotic feature apparently. It may be related to the asymmetrical setting of the system. Basically, it could allow an instant switch between the TV and the DRC. Grain of salt for this.

5 - As I said, these changes are documented and third-parties are informed of those for months. It appears they just received the updated padlet. This could be due to logistics, manufacturing, delivery, etc., but it's certainly indicating Nintendo spent some time, until rather recently, to tweak and polish the DRC we'll see at E3.
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Last edited by AceBandage; 05-22-2012 at 01:51 AM.
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We have sticks.
bgassassin
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(05-19-2012, 10:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by AceBandage

Thanks to Penguin.

ROFL! You wasted no time.
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(05-19-2012, 10:15 PM)
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MEGATON


GODLIKE
CriterionDog
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(05-19-2012, 10:15 PM)
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Woot! Analog sticks! Clickable?
Hot Coldman
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Can't wait to play Star Fox x Metroid on that.
Emitan
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(05-19-2012, 10:16 PM)
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Thought we already knew this.

I need to stop knowing secret info for no reason...

EDIT: Start and Select buttons moved? Not sure I knew that. YAY!
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(05-19-2012, 10:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by CriterionDog

Woot! Analog sticks! Clickable?

They better be!
Tuck
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(05-19-2012, 10:16 PM)
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Stick placement seems weird. I.e Right stick being above face buttons.

As long as its comfortable, I don't care - just looks odd is all.

EDIT: Movement of the start and select buttons is stupid.

Still has 'Wii U' on there.
Yen
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(05-19-2012, 10:16 PM)
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I imagine this has been discussed to death in the megathread.
kami_sama
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Well, it looks a LOT better than the first one.
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Hope so.
Is that convex or concave? I can't tell.
kittens
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I want to hold it! Also, I hope them sticks click.
Smellycat
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that controller looks so awesome!!!
Andrefpvs
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(05-19-2012, 10:16 PM)
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Holding that thing for analog stick play still doesn't seem very comfortable.

Hopefully I'm wrong.
The M.O.B
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(05-19-2012, 10:17 PM)
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I'm guessing that guy is getting fired for this.
Majine
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(05-19-2012, 10:17 PM)
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I kinda like the older one tbh, purely aesthetically.

This one looks even more like some device from a cheesy sci-fi flick.
Vinterbird
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(05-19-2012, 10:17 PM)
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It looks bigger then from E3, and new Start / Select placement.
legacyzero
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SO much better.

Fuck those slide pads. Hated them ever since PSP.

Originally Posted by The M.O.B

I'm guessing that guy is getting fired for this.

Or it's an extremely awesome mock-up by some random dude :P
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Originally Posted by CriterionDog

Woot! Analog sticks! Clickable?

Supposedly yes.

Originally Posted by Yenrot

I imagine this has been discussed to death in the megathread.

Was just posted actually.
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(05-19-2012, 10:17 PM)
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That controller is gunna be sweet.
Exterminieren
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(05-19-2012, 10:17 PM)
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They've moved the Start and Select buttons, too.

Lovely stuff. Let me see the back, now.

EDIT: The buttons and D-Pad are closer to the screen, too. Looks a lot like the prototype sketches that were thrown about a while ago.
Last edited by Exterminieren; 05-19-2012 at 10:20 PM.
Derrick01
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Getting real analog sticks is the right move. I don't think anyone likes those half-assed or "fake" kinds.
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CONSOLE REDEEMED.

almost
bobbychalkers
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It looks like the sticks were moved outward a bit as well.
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(05-19-2012, 10:18 PM)
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Unbelievable, I love the GameCube analog-stick feel! THANK THE HEAVENS.

FUCK YOU THUMB-STICKS.
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(05-19-2012, 10:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Andrefpvs

Holding that thing for analog stick play still doesn't seem very comfortable.

Hopefully I'm wrong.

Holding it in general doesn't seem very comfortable
AceBandage
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Originally Posted by bgassassin

ROFL! You wasted no time.

Gotta be quick.
:P

Originally Posted by CriterionDog

Woot! Analog sticks! Clickable?

Yeah, that was confirmed a bit ago.
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Looks like GC one so should feel nice and not slip off
PsychoRaven
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Oh very nice. Glad to see that change.
KillGore
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It's sooo beautiful!!! The one thing I fucking hated about the controller, though I still wish they would swap the face buttons with the right analog stick/nub but oh well.

EDIT: Oh wait, they also moved the right stick slightly to the side, much more comfortable than having it directly on top of face buttons
watershed
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Wow and some minor button layout changes. But do those sticks click?
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The new version of the pad looks really classy. I'm so excited for E3.
Foliorum Viridum
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Please be true!
Gamer @ Heart
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What is that square underneath the dpad?

Touch sensitive area like a laptop touch pad?
The M.O.B
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White Sticks = It's gonna turn yellowish/brownish after a group of people have their way with it.

Just like my nunchuck stick :(
Y2Kev
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(05-19-2012, 10:19 PM)
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Sticks have been moved outward. That's the first thing I noticed.
SolidSnakex
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(05-19-2012, 10:19 PM)
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Really happy that they've gone back to real analog sticks. The slide pad made sense for the 3DS because of the clam shell design, but there was no reason for them to be in the Wii U controller.
Ammish
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(05-19-2012, 10:19 PM)
I guess this means Wii U is still the name of the console then.

Analog Sticks > Thumb Sticks
Emitan
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Originally Posted by The M.O.B

White Sticks = It's gonna turn yellowish/brownish after a group of people have their way with it.

Just like my nunchuck stick :(

My launch Gamecube controller is still white. Take better care of it.

Originally Posted by Ammish

I guess this means Wii U is still the name of the console then.

Uhh... yes?
kami_sama
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Analog Sticks, Sticks moved outward and the new location of the start and pause buttons are the changes, right?
Beysus
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Nice lap controller. No way that's ergonomic for my hands alone.
Himynameischris
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That looks very weird to hold and play with but then again since n64 all nintendo controllers look weird
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(05-19-2012, 10:20 PM)
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Come on capasitive multitouch
CriterionDog
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Originally Posted by AceBandage

Gotta be quick.
:P


Yeah, that was confirmed a bit ago.

Source? Link?! :D This is sooooo going to make my day!
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(05-19-2012, 10:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by upJTboogie

Hope so.
Is that convex or concave? I can't tell.

Definitely looks convex.

I'm not ecstatic about how the sticks look but at least they fixed the start/select placement.
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praise the gaming gods (nintendo)
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Originally Posted by Y2Kev

Sticks have been moved outward. That's the first thing I noticed.

Yeah, same.
Franklinator
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Great news, circle pad is fine for a handheld but I want sticks for a console any day.

Now all I wish it had was a capacitive touchscreen which isn't gonna happen.
alf717
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What makes this better than before? Were they like the sticks the PSP has?
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