It was rumored that they where planning a new machine and they have officially announced it today.
So far all we know is the following
Project name is The NX, this will change as we have seen
More news next year
This means a probable 2017 release
In my eyes the WiiU never really took off, it was under powered when put next to the PS3/4 and Xboxone and due to lack of third party support (and it not being sold in all retailers in the UK) they should have a hard think about what they are doing with the new machine, they need another Wii (sales wise), they need something that isnt one of these all in one devices.
They have said that the NX is "New hardware with a brand new concept"
Next up is they are now going to be making mobile games, what does this bode for the 3DS? I dont know so DONT ASK ME!!!
They have teamed up with DeNA to do this,
The alliance is intended to complement Nintendo's dedicated video game systems business and extend Nintendo's reach into the vast market of smart device users worldwide. Under the alliance, DeNA will also be able to strengthen its gaming business at a global scale by leveraging Nintendo's IP. To ensure the quality of game experience that consumers expect from this alliance of Nintendo and DeNA, only new original games optimized for smart device functionality will be created, rather than porting games created specifically for the Wii U home console or the Nintendo 3DS portable system
Does this mean Wii (derp) will see Super Mario officially on a handheld with touch controls? As we all know on screen controls are evil and lazy (Looking at you Sega) but then again when a game is made with touch screen in mind it can end up being good (Looking at you Sega)
at least they are not going multi platform because as we have seen this is usually a bad thing (Looking at you Sega).
they have said that they will not be focusing entirely on mobile.
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