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Nintendo patent could be the NX controller

Companies file all sorts of patents, so there’s every chance that this particular device will never see the light of day. However, combined with this week’s networked computing patent, a fresh application from Nintendo could point to yet another big innovation from the platform holder for its next console the …

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Patent suggests Nintendo NX could be cloud-based and upgradable

A new US patent from Nintendo seems to suggest that a new system from the company – presumably the NX – can draw on other computing devices for additional processing power. Patent application 20150343306 describes a system where a unit described as the ‘game console’ can then connect – either …

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NX is ‘something unique and different’ and ‘not the next Wii or Wii U’

Nintendo’s NX console will not follow the path laid out by either the Wii or the Wii U. I’ve said it’s different and obviously a new experience,” Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima told TIME. If you look back to the beginning of our conversation today, we talked about the transition from …

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Nintendo NX predicted to ship 12m units in 2016

Nintendo’s next home console is set for an explosive start. That’s according to component suppliers for the NX cited by DigiTimes, who have pegged first-year shipments for the new hardware at between 10 and 12 million. That is, of course, if the mysterious new machine launches when it is rumoured …

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Pachter: Nintendo NX is ‘doomed’ without third-party backing

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has said that third-party support is vital to the success of Nintendo’s next home console. Writing in a column published by SIFTD (and then reported by Nintendo Insider), the Wedbush analyst said that the NX would be ‘doomed’ from the off if it fails to …

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New Zelda game still set for Wii U and 2016, Nintendo affirms

If you thought the announcement of the NX would result in the new Zelda being pushed off of Wii U, there’s no need to worry. That’s according to Nintendo, which reassured fans during its latest Direct presentation that the as-yet untitled instalment would still be coming to its current home …

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We could be seeing EA games on Nintendo’s NX

EA is looking into ‘any and all opportunities’ to develop software for Nintendo’s upcoming new hardware, the NX. That’s according to the publisher’s CEO Andrew Wilson, who was asked during a recent investor call whether EA plans on supporting NX. This comes after EA has all but abandoned Nintendo’s Wii …

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Nintendo begins sending NX development kit to devs

The first software development kits for Nintendo’s new NX console have been sent out to development partners. That’s according to The Wall Street Journal, which cites people familiar with the matter” and says that the news means the console is indeed on track for a 2016 launch. The site adds …

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