Patiently waiting to see Nintendo demonstrate it's use properly. There's always something lost in translation. I'm not sure how this controller is going to pull something amazing off, but we'll just have to wait and see.
Until then, I'm not passing any condemnation on this thing. It's also likely a prototype, so some aspects of it might not be fully realized. Bear that in mind, I guess.
1) I think it is, looks like it can match. Guess charge port is bottom left?
2) I am going to assume you touch like you do on the 3DS. Probably means you do not need to use analogs and touch at the same time. If L/R as wheels and clickable, then it could work as buttons for combat.
Things change. Also it being a NX controller and the handheld doesn't mean it will have hybrid games. The screen on the controller would work like Wii U pad screen and if there's a cartridge port it could very well be a handheld devices with it's own games.
I think the issue is that haptic buttons aren't really understandable just looking at pictures, and I'm willing to bet even people who read the other aspects probably have no idea what haptic technology actually is (and by extension, why it could render physical buttons obsolete)
I have tried it before there was this demo at PAX and it feel REALLY good! I think this is just something people will have to try them self. I think it can help giving us more room to experince the video game
I......actually....like it......sorry guys!
ok no phyical buttons but cmon how much longer is the world gonna need phyical buttons? eventually tech will move away from certain older tech. Iphone is trying to get rid of 3.5 head jacks where nintendo is tryin to get rid of traditional controllers. Lets see what they do with this controller if it feels great and the hypaic feedback feels great and it works then hey? who cares. so my first thought is wait...what? then im thinking of the possiblities in what ninendo can do with this and it might just work. I do like the look of the controller.
Please, for the love of God Nintendo, ADD GRIPS. There is practically no reason in this day and age why a console controller cannot have grips. If this is the case, I'm banking on this being both the handheld and console controller.
The screen is a haptic screen that will be used to to create digital buttons with physical feedback. It's actually really cool if it works well, because it means any part of the screen can become a button, and that you could possibly do stuff like customize the exact position of face buttons
Fake or not, I like it. I like the idea of a screen covering the entire surface, I like the look of the sticks, I like that it's something different to all the other stuff I own. Again, provided it's real, show me some stuff I want to play lined up for release and I'll bite on that.
I thought there had been some discussion of on screen buttons with 3D touch-esque force feedback? If Nintendo could pull it off on the same level of Apple, I feel like it would be perfect. The 3D touch feedback on my Macbook, 6S and Watch would be more than acceptable for a button press.
While I do love a standard controller, in a way I'm glad Nintendo are shaking things up. If the console can output beautiful looking games that play well, then I'm good. Nintendo has never done things by the book, and that's come around to bite them in the ass, but it's also worked out for them.
As much as we all want it, we should never expect Nintendo to not have a crazy new controller. It's likely that there'll be a standard controller to buy at a later date.
The Wii U gamepad wasn't the issue with the console. There was a lot more that went wrong with it. We can't live in a world where we can play all of our Nintendo games on one console without having some form of touch controls. It just doesn't work for DS & 3DS games. What's important now is the way Nintendo reveal this thing. They need to make things perfectly clear, unlike the Wii U launch.