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Aaron Carr Registers Multiple "Nintendo Beem" Websites

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I decided to look at every single registered domain that started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.
 

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SolarPowered said:
We all gotta step it up. Except for Acebandage, that guy needs some sleep before he collapses from EXCITE! overload.

I'm sure no one expected MKWii to sell quadruple the amount of it's predecessor. I say all bets are off during a system launch. All Pikmin needs is an inventive way to slip in co-op or multiplayer(relax) without tarnishing single player.
If they put a lot of thought and work into the multiplayer, Pikmin 3 could be THE competitive console RTS.
 

SolarPowered

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It'd be a more convincing argument (and I'd be buying train tickets from AceBandage) if it weren't for the 3DS also being part of Iwata's very clear drive to get more third party support/please third party developers.

'Logically'....


...and yet...

3DS is just barely more powerful than a last generation portable system, with a couple of new control, network and display features
.
The PSP really was more of a jump than the PS3 was to most people. It doesn't change the fact that the Nintendo did skip on the 3DS.
 

Sianos

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Not a system seller outside a minority of the Nintendo fanbase. Cafe needs either a new Mario (Zelda can be ruled out) or a new first-party IP given the same kind of development and marketing budget. Or SSB4.
I still think it fits with Nintendo's "Third Party Launch Plan", similar to how the 3DS launched with Pilotwings.

A game that has been requested a lot, yet is a small enough franchise that it wouldn't interfere with 3rd party sales.
 

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Coolio McAwesome said:
I decided to look at every single registered domainthat started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.
Beem is slightly better than Current.
 
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Coolio McAwesome said:
I decided to look at every single registered domainthat started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.

Huh. Nintendo BEEMs content to your controller, eh? It could work. It's also more coherent than "Current" and doesn't have the "urite flow" theme that goes from Wii -> Stream
 

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swerve said:
It'd be a more convincing argument (and I'd be buying train tickets from AceBandage) if it weren't for the 3DS also being part of Iwata's very clear drive to get more third party support/please third party developers.

'Logically'....


...and yet...

3DS is just barely more powerful than a last generation portable system, with a couple of new control, network and display features.
When it comes to handhelds, nintendo basically dictates the baseline since they totally rule that market, and 3ds is a generational jump over DS. Making the psp uber-powerful was a gamble that didn't pay off.


On consoles, wii was an abnormally tiny leap compared to a typical generational change for nintendo.
 

Sianos

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Coolio McAwesome said:
I decided to look at every single registered domainthat started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.
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swerve

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Not quite the same thing, 3DS has to deal with battery life. Cafe doesn't. Not saying that means Cafe will be a huge step over the PS3 or 360, but it doesn't have the inherent limitations that the 3DS had. Without the 3D screen the 3DS would presumably have much better battery life and room for more powerful components, yet, Nintendo also said they upgraded the GPU due to the screen. So who knows.
I think what we need to keep in mind is that Nintendo will still be focused on what they need for their games for the next six years.

ANY departure from this sort of approach will signify a massive change in management/direction - even bigger than the 3DS 'plan our releases around big 3rd party titles' nonsense. And I will be very, very surprised.

I'm not saying it won't happen. I'm keeping my expectations in check based upon a lifetime of watching crashing hype trains. I always find myself floating off over the ravine as the train crashes down in flames below.

But hey, I love Four Swords, Pac-Man Vs. and Wii Music, so that makes me an easy E3 win.
 

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Beem


Beem

...

I kinda like Beem.

Sorta...maybe

edit:

Is this supposed to be the BEEM logo?

 

Plinko

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Coolio McAwesome said:
I decided to look at every single registered domainthat started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.
Interesting. That may wrap it up.

I like the name "Beam," but I think "Beem" is just going to cause confusion. As an English teacher it pisses me off.

A "beem" is actually a trumpet, by the way.
 

Krowley

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Coolio McAwesome said:
I decided to look at every single registered domainthat started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.

Nicely done. Has detective GAF solved the mystery?
 

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Coolio McAwesome said:
I decided to look at every single registered domain that started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.
I dont want Beem :(
 

ferr

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Beem? oh. my. god.

but no more pee jokes. "Beems wii streams on you face." it's just not the same :(
Almost as bad as a Current of pee coming from the wii?
 

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Heh, Beem does sound about right actually, It might be the name of a service or function rather than the console itself, though. Good work bro :p
 

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Hmm, ok, well, less than 48 hrs left and counting! All will be revealed then!
Or not.

Chances are, Nintendo won't be revealing the specs. We might get a GPU codename at most and we know who the speed it runs at or what custom features have been added or removed.
 

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Beem sounds plausible. Easy to pronounce like Wii, and ties in with the console if it has the ability to "beam" data to a controller. I kinda like it.
 
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Huh. Nintendo BEEMs content to your controller, eh? It could work. It's also more coherent than "Current" and doesn't have the "urite flow" theme that goes from Wii -> Stream
Is that anything like transfarring?
 

Chiggs

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Plinko said:
Interesting. That may wrap it up.

I like the name "Beam," but I think "Beem" is just going to cause confusion. As an English teacher it pisses me off.
*pulls explanation out of ass*

"The "EE" in "BEEM" stands for "Entertainment Experience."

Grampa Simpson said:
Is that anything like transfarring?
lol
 

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Coolio McAwesome said:
I decided to look at every single registered domain that started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.
 

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Beem is a name that I'd actually be willing to support. Current and Stream were cool and all, but they just don't have the same pizazz as Beem in my opinion.
plus it avoids all the immature jokes about the same that stream would have caused
 

Plinko

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Chiggs said:
*pulls explanation out of ass*

"The "EE" in "BEEM" stands for "Entertainment Experience."



lol
LOL...that actually may make sense. There has to be SOME reason for the double E.
 

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Coolio McAwesome said:
I decided to look at every single registered domain that started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.
Holy crap...
 
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Cow Mengde said:
Or not.

Chances are, Nintendo won't be revealing the specs. We might get a GPU codename at most and we know who the speed it runs at or what custom features have been added or removed.
Yeah, specs or not, the most important thing for me are the games, as that will give us a good visual indicator of how powerful the system really is.
 

Cow Mengde

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Coolio McAwesome said:
I decided to look at every single registered domain that started with "nintendo". After five minutes of extensive research, I can say with almost 100% certainty that Nintendo's console will be called the Beem.

Just look at the evidence:

NINTENDOBEEM.COM
- Registered on May 24, 2011 through the same company that registered NINTENDOWII.COM and NINTENDO3DS.COM. This was registered nearly a year before any of the next-gen speculation began.

NINTENDOBEEEM.COM
NINTENDOBEAM.COM
- Registered on May 28, 2011 through two differed registrars. This obviously isn't just a coincidence.

NINTENDOBEEMSTORE.COM
NINTENDOBEEMSHOP.COM
NINTENDOBEEMGAMES.COM
- All registered on June 1, 2011.

Also, the domain BEEM.COM was apparently purchased on January 31 for $136,000. Nobody's going to drop that kind of money on a domain name unless they have a vested interest in the name.
http://wii2blog.com/could-beem-be-project-cafes-real-name/

When you look at the evidence, Beem is the only name tha really seems to make sense.
Now that's a leak!

What's really funny is that the BEEM rumor has been circulating for around a week.

How did GAF miss it?
Really? What? This is the first time I saw it.
 

ferr

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Reggie's going to say something like "Beam me up, Mario" and you'll see Mario walking around on the controller's screen or something silly.
 

Plinko

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Luigison said:
Beem fits with the Wii name. It's spelling is different and the double-e can be used in ads like the double-i in Wii. I could see the e's being eyes or people. Plus, the system can beem to the controllers.
No, the system can "beam" to the controllers.
 

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Here it is. The beem name being used in a mockup is kind of strange. Rumors have pointed at it looking like an SNES though no?

 

Plinko

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Have to admit I like Stream better.

Beem is better than Current, though.
 

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I personally think Beem sounds much, much better than all the other rumored names and code names (Cafe, Stream, Current *lol*), even better than Wii.

Please be true.
 
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