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Miyamoto explains Nintendo NX E3 no-show

Nintendo’s famed designer Shigeru Miyamoto has shed some light on why its new console was not shown at E3 2016. Speaking to investors, Miyamoto said – as translated by Twitter user Cheesemeister3K (below) – that the firm was worried about giving away too much information early for fear of imitators. …

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GameStop says NX will use physical media

Leading US retailer GameStop has seemingly put to bed rumours that Nintendo’s NX may ditch physical media. "It will have physical media, we will play a role in it, our pre-owned business will also play a role. So we’re excited about that," CEO Paul Raines told investors, as reported by …

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Nicolas Wegnez named new Nintendo UK boss

Nicolas Wegnez has been named the new general manager at Nintendo UK. He replaces Simon Kemp, who left the firm last week to persue new career options. He held the role since November 2012. Wegnez is a familar face within Nintendo, having held positions at the platform holder for more …

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Nintendo says NX ‘is not about specs’

It seems that NX will not look to compete with rivals Xbox Scorpio and PS4 Neo in raw performance terms. The NX will have entered the design phase before Scorpio or Neo were known entities. However, it’s not even known whether it will be able to stand toe-to-toe with existing …

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New Zelda rejected Wii U GamePad because it ‘disrupts gameplay’

The producer of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has admitted that having experimented with it, his team rejected the idea of incorporating Wii U GamePad functionality into the game. We realized that having something on the GamePad and looking back and forth between the TV screen and the GamePad actually …

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Ubisoft: We believe NX will recapture the Wii audience

Ubisoft is confident that the Nintendo NX will recapture the lost Wii audience, Ubisoft has told MCV. The Wii was one of the most successful games consoles in history, with over 101m consoles sold. By comparison its successor, Wii U, has been a failure, shifting just shy of 13m units. …

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Just Dance 2017 confirmed for Nintendo NX

Ubisoft announced a new entry in its Just Dance franchise during its E3 conference last night. The game will be released on all major platforms – including a digital launch on PC for the first time – this October. Just Dance 2017 will also be coming to Nintendo NX as …

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Nintendo NX production delayed to add VR, report claims

You thought the last NX rumour was a beauty? Well get a load of this. As spotted by Nintendo Life, Digitimes reports that the first production for Nintendo NX components has now been pushed back to early 2017, having originally been pencilled in for the middle of 2016. The reason? …

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