It’s going to be a while until we actually hear official word from Nintendo regarding the upcoming Nintendo NX. The company recently indicated that the only thing it’ll be talking about at E3 this year will be the new Zelda, and it’ll only be showing of its Wii U version.
— 任天堂株式会社 (@Nintendo) April 27, 2016
Bing translation: [Announcement] is a totally new concept gaming NX (development code name) at any given time will we 3/2017.
What do we know, then? We know a bit about its codename, some rumored features, a few terrible leaks based on patents, the release date and more. Put them together, and we might start to have a picture of something worth getting excited for.
What we know about the Nintendo NX so far...
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Overnight, rumors popped up about a potential Nintendo NX controller leak. We drafted the story this morning, divvying out grains of salt with the headline. Our own Ron Duwell thought “maybe?” while I was yelling shenanigans. Looks like the latter is the result. Here are the the original ‘leaked” images. A Twitter friend, ZhugeEX, posted this, […]
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Nintendo’s most recent financial report reveals huge information regarding the upcoming NX console. According the to the release, Nintendo will ship the console worldwide in March 2017. For our dedicated video game platform business, Nintendo is currently developing a gaming platform codenamed ‘NX’ with a brand-new concept. NX will be launched in March 2017 globally. Nintendo […]
Nintendo recently announced that, alongside the delay of Zelda for Wii U, the Nintendo NX will launch in March 2017. It will see the new Zelda, too, as that game has been confirmed to release on both the NX and Wii U. In a recent investor Q & A, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima explained why the NX will […]
Nintendo has a lot riding on the NX. Sure, there’s that argument out there that the company has such a massive pile of money in the bank that they could make it through multiple console failures before finding themselves in hot water; however, Nintendo is in a really weird position with consumers right now. Bad moves with the NX could inform the market’s opinion of Nintendo for years.