Chaz at Twinfinite writes:
It’s been some time (25 years, in fact) since Nintendo made a showing at Toy Fair, the world’s largest toy exhibition show, as an exhibitor. They jumped back in this year, sparking a lot of idle talk about what it was they might have been showcasing that would prompt the change of heart. I don’t normally dip into rumours and hearsay, but this got a lot of things going in my brain, and even though it doesn’t appear as if the gaming behemoth made any spectacular ripples at their booth, the gears turning in my skull simply refuse to stop. With all that in mind, I think the time is right, and the market ripe, for Nintendo to jump into the NFC-enabled toy-supported game pool.