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Here’s your latest NX rumour – Nintendo is developing a separate handheld system

So widespread is the rumour that Nintendo’s NX will be a hybrid home-handheld device that plenty just presume it to be fact. But fresh chatter online has suggested this is not the case. Twitter stats guru ZhugeEX has linked to a Japanese investor report that makes an interesting claim. It …

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More rumours hint at no optical drive for Nintendo NX

Fresh evidence has cropped up suggesting that the Nintendo NX won’t use optical discs and will instead utilise 3DS-style game cards. Nintendo Life reports that 3DS card manufacturer Macronix has predicted a big revenue rise later in its financial year, tying in with NX’s March 2017 launch window. The company …

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Nintendo: NX will not be sold at a loss

Nintendo has reiterated that it will make money on each NX unit sold. The firm traditionally makes money off of its hardware business, in contrast to its rivals which loses money on the consoles in the hope they’ll make the money back from the software. However, with Wii U – …

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NX will release in Japan before Europe and US, analyst predicts

Nintendo will shun a global rollout in favour of releasing the NX in its home country of Japan first, DFC Intelligence expects. The platform holder yesterday announced that it will not be releasing the NX until March 2017, and will not be revealing any details about the machine at E3. …

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New Zelda in development for NX and Wii U

The longstanding rumour has been confirmed – Nintendo’s next Zelda game is in development for both the Wii U and the NX. The Legend of Zelda: The latest instalment in this classic series is scheduled to launch simultaneously for both Wii U and NX, and both versions of the game …

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NX launch date set for March 2017; No E3 showing for console

Nintendo has confirmed a launch date for the NX – and it’s nearly a year away. The console will be released in March 2017. This means it will not directly compete with the PS4 Neo, or the rumoured Xbox One upgrade, although whether this has factored into the decision is …

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AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

PS4 Neo? Check. Nintendo NX? Check. Xbox Two? Maybe. Chip manufacturer AMD has dropped the second hint in as many weeks that all three platform holders are very much gearing up for new hardware launches. Ars Technica reports that in an earnings call the company cited three semi-custom system-on-chip (SOC) …

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PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

Chip manufacturer AMD has said that its Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Business group, which supplies parts for PS4 and Xbox One, is preparing for the launch of new products in 2016. In our EESC segment, we had record shipments of our semi-custom SoCs powering the Playstation 4 and Xbox One …

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