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Nintendo patent suggests no optical disc drive and controller screen for NX

A patent application filed by Nintendo in February could point to some of the fundamental design decisions that will shape the NX. Key amongst them is that the new device, spotted by Neogaf, does not include an optical disc drive. What is mentioned is a card slot, so we could …

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Dragon Quest XI announced for PS4, 3DS… and maybe Nintendo NX

UPDATE: Square Enix has told GameSpot that Dragon Quest XI and X are "under consideration" for NX and not officially confirmed. The headline has been reflected to show this. ORIGINAL STORY: The Nintendo NX has its first two confirmed titles – Dragon Quest XI and Dragon Quest X. The news …

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Analyst speculates that Nintendo NX could be the first ‘social VR’ platform

Nintendo has not been shy in downplaying virtual reality’s social credentials – but perhaps this is exactly the reason why its new NX console WILL be a VR machine. That’s the conclusion drawn by financial analyst Digi-Capital, which reckons that either virtual reality or augmented reality could be the next …

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AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

Just like the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U, Nintendo’s NX console could be powered by an AMD processor. VentureBeat reports that, as with the other machines, signs are pointing to an AMD APU (a chip that combines both a graphics processor and central processor), with AMD chief executive Lisa …

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Iwata: ‘We intend to offer NX through a Nintendo-like solution’

A cryptic translation of a Nintendo investor FAQ has suggested that Nintendo intends to take steps to mitigate a possible lack of third party support for its NX console. President Satoru Iwata attempted to deflect questions about the NX, but did comment on the decision to announce the machine so …

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Report: Nintendo NX release planned for July 2016

Nintendo’s next home console is currently pencilled in for a release in July 2016, an Asian news report has claimed. Taiwanese site DigiTimes reckons Foxconn has grabbed the manufacturing rights for the machine, although rival Pegatron is also pitching for some of the work. Furthermore, supply partners have been asked …

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Miyamoto ‘not actively participating’ in NX development

Nintendo development boss Shigeru Miyamoto is not leading development of the NX, it has been revealed. I’ve pulled myself back out of some of the hardware section and I’m really focused on some of the software that I’m involved in – for example, the new Starfox game,” he told Forbes. …

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Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

If Samus Aran is to grace home consoles again, it’s not going to happen on Wii U. The announcement of 3DS spin-off Metroid Prime: Federation Force earlier this week was met with outrage from the fandom, many of whom are demanding a ‘proper’ Metroid game on Wii U. This looks …

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