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Pokémon CEO seemingly confirms NX is a console/handheld hybrid

BY2K

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http://www.wsj.com/articles/pokemon-to-create-games-for-nintendos-next-system-1474371834

“The NX is trying to change the concept of what it means to be a home console device or a hand-held device,” said Mr. Ishihara. “We will make games for the NX.”
Hybrid confirmed?

TOKYO—Pokémon Co.’s chief executive said Tuesday his company plans to create games for Nintendo Co.’s next-generation system, which people familiar with the plans say is likely to meld features of traditional consoles and hand-held devices.
He said more features were planned for “Pokémon Go,” including player-to-player battles and character trades. But these features will come slowly to avoid overwhelming entry-level players, he added.
 

Bl@de

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Is this the first time we get an official hybrid statement from somebody making games for Nintendo plattforms?
 

Exterminieren

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My first response was "well, duh, but this is a little more illuminating than it first seems- that's the closest anyone official has come to confirming the core concept.
 

Refyref

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My first response was "well, duh, but this is a little more illuminating than it first seems- that's the closest anyone official has come to confirming the core concept.
It's funny that such a slip up can't from the most "shocking news" statement possible. :p
 
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Well if they make a mainline Pokémon game for it then it pretty much guarantees that I will get it whenever the game comes around... Pokémon is pretty much the only thing that I bought an N3Ds XL for so, yeah.
 

linkandzelda

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SHOCKING NEWS. Or did someone seriously still think it was going to be a home console? I wouldn't be surprised.
 

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And this is it, we had our fair share of NX news for this week, see you next week with something more, and hopefully a reveal before March 2017
 

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Nintendo can't be happy with that quote, can they? Well, good to get more confirmation.
Trying to change what handheld/home console means was something they kept repeating.

Or do you mean Pokemon for NX? I think they can deal with that.