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Sub-£200 price is crucial to NX success, says UK retail

UK retail buyers have told MCV that they have ‘high hopes’ for Nintendo’s new console, but only if it’s affordable. Every retailer surveyed says that a sub-200 price tag will be ‘essential’ if Nintendo hopes to stage a comeback in the console market. The games industry sorely misses a strong …

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Pokémon, Mario and Zelda headline NX ‘dream’ line-up

Nintendo is putting together a triple-A software line-up, to ensure NX flies out of the gate next year. Developer Game Freak will bring Pokmon to the platform, while Nintendo’s first party titles include the previously announced Zelda game – Breath of the Wild – and a new Mario game. All …

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NX will be compatible with Nintendo smartphone games, report claims

Nintendo’s smartphone aspirations will in future be tied into its new console ecosystem. That’s according to The Wall Street Journal, which concurs with prior reports that NX will be a hybrid handheld/console system but adds that a person familiar with the matter” has stated that Nintendo’s new machine will be …

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Nintendo NX: The pros and cons of a transforming portable

We finally have a pretty firm idea of what Nintendo has in store for the upcoming NX. As revealed by an extensive pair of reports from Eurogamer yesterday, the console is a portable/home system hybrid. The unit has an integrated screen with a controller plugged into either end. When on …

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NX is a portable console with detachable controllers, report claims

Nintendo’s NX, according to new reports, IS a portable console that can hook up to a TV. Eurogamer says it has word from a number of sources that the NX is a high-power portable console with its own integrated display. It adds that the device has an attachable controller at …

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Ubisoft: NX will bring casual players back to the industry

What will the NX be? We don’t know, but it doesn’t sound like it’s going to be a direct rival for the PS4 or Xbox One. Speaking to investors last night, GameSpot reports that Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said: "On the NX, what we have seen is really great. We …

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You can own that fake NX controller for between $4k-$10k

Remember that time it looked as if we might just have caught glimpse of Nintendo’s still highly secretive NX controller? Well, we hadn’t, it transpired. Which of course EVERYONE said they OBVIOUSLY knew the moment it was unveiled as a hoax. And the video that confirmed the hoax was actually …

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DFC: ‘Largely ignored’ kids market could be key to Nintendo NX success

Nintendo needs to set its sights on the under 12 kids market in to make the NX a hit. That’s according to research firm DFC Intelligence, who says that children under the age of 12 have been ‘largely ignored’ by Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One. The outfit says …

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Opinion: How Nintendo (Almost) won E3

E3, as has become custom, is almost more about what wasn’t shown than what was. Where was Crackdown?” That was the first question I was asked by a fellow journalist shortly after Xbox’s press conference, followed swiftly by: "where was HoloLens for that matter?" PlayStation executives spent half their time …

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