One year ago Cynamite predicted how the new generation of consoles is going to look like. Now - after the E3 2010 - we know a bit more: These predictions of Cynamite's Wii HD-forecast already came true.
Nintendo said the next consoles won't be a "Wii HD." They said that each console does something the previous was unable to do, in this generation, it was motion control. Now that everybody has a slice at that, I doubt the next console would be a Wii HD.
hmm, hd 720p is pretty much done before, full hd 1080p done occasionally. cinema aspect ratio, 21:9? wasn't done before i think, at least in gaming.
Yeah like its full HD.... that right only goes to PC's.
I think if Nintindo were to announce a Wii HD they would have already at E3. They look like They're fully committed to the 3DS until they release it.
Will support 1440p, Blu-ray and 3D.
"They said that each console does something the previous was unable to do, in this generation, it was motion control" nes,snes,N64 & Gamecube... aside from improved graphics, what exactly did each console do different??? did I not notice something unique about each of those consoles all those years?! the wii is a gamecube with motion control, so I wouldn't be surprised to see the wii2 being just a wii, but in HD this time. @conloles.... Just... Stop... your out numbered and nobody really wants to hear what you have to say bro!
I just want to play Nintendo games in high definition. All of the other gimmicky crap does not interest me at all, but I realize that most casual gamers are brought in by the "gimmick", so Nintendo will = gimmicks for a long time to come. Sigh.
you are kinda reading way to deep into that. They meant Wii is not just gonna have a HD upgrade. HD resolutions arent something that you could just leave out while tvs are advancing. They know this. Next Nintendo( i say Nintendo and not Wii) console will be HD. @Army_of_Darkness -nes,snes,N64 & Gamecube... aside from improved graphics, what exactly did each console do different??? did I not notice something unique about each of those consoles all those years?! - NES - D-pad Snes - shoulder buttons, bigger adventure games like link to the past- FX chip- more realistic sounds(thanks to sony with the SPC-700). N64 - Analog, Rumble, bigger worlds like Mario or Ocarina of time. And then some. If these consoles did nothing, than neither did any of the consoles after those.
darkcharizard is right: Eighth generation Nintendo console Will support 1440p, Blu-ray and 3D. they sad that the next system will not be HD because the technology will go on : but thay said something about 3d graphics
Blu ray would be a mistake right now. If they can get it to match hd read bandwidths and seek times I would say yeah but blu ray right now is really only here for hd movies. Sure you have one disk but think about this. Nintendo keeps DVD and puts a new format on the system that holds a terabyte of data with read and write speeds that match or can exceed current harddrives. This tech was announced at ces and with an update you could use it with an on board processor also. Blu ray will stay a movie format yet this new format has way more potiential for gaming.
The next Wii's going to have HD, definitely. But I dont't think it's going to be the main feature, of course. I'm really excited about the next Nintendo console, I wonder what they're going to do with it. It's cool that you already have predictions to the next N console. Btw: It has to be a FREAKIN TRANSFORMER!
Nintendo is making a boat load of cash this generation. I don't think they are worried about a WII HD yet. They are to busy counting all the millions they got in the bank
and those incoming millions from the 3DS. Their accountants must be tired lol
If the current Wii was HD it would have been game set and match for Nintendo
Well...it is, even without HD.
yeahh it is even without HD. But if it was HD from the beginning [ps3 and 360 = Fail]
only problem is online tho. which they should focus on too
nintendo's next console will be... skynet! :O
was extremley stupid i mean cmon, its obvious nintendo is going hd-ify there console as well as get rid of the cords and clutter. How bout something interesting like nintendo's successor will be able to kick ur ass while frying u eggs and bacon so it can nurture you back to health... then kick ur ass again... jeez i hate retarded pointless articles that state the obvious
It's not just the graphics. It's also missing a real online network, mass storage (hard drive) and multimedia capabilities. Seriously, which Zelda would you want: 1) HD, open world, characters actually talk (except Link), with co-op play and the possibility for expansions and the ability to patch any problems that are discovered. 2) SD, No Online, forced to read everything characters are saying and forced to use motion controls, and un-patchables like the Twilight Hack (Nintendo was forced to update the entire Wii firmware for this one game bug). I'm a Zelda fan from way back in mid 80s (before most of you were born i'm guessing). Zelda was always leading the way, showing us what games were capable of. I hate to see the franchise falling behind.
Zelda and online don't mix well. Remember that atrocious PH online tag game? Wasn't too fun was it. And that SD HD comparison is so unfair. There's still much more that can be done with Zelda in SD. You claim you're a fan but act like you don't see how they been doing just fine without HD. Not saying HD is a bad thing, but it will not instantly give all that that you stated, I mean They could technically do all that (Minus online...ewww) right now with Skyward Sword if they want
1) I'm high because I mention online? You think because one game had bad online, every game will? 2) You can not begin to claim I'm not a fan. I've played and finished every Zelda game made spanning 20 of the 35 years I've been alive. 3) A lot of things were doing fine without HD, so I guess we should stop making HD anything. 4) I love Zelda games, but what I'm saying is Zelda could be SO MUCH MORE on a better system. You can NOT possible say that the Wii's limitations are not holding back the Zelda franchise. Zelda stood for pushing boundaries of graphics/open world/adventure games.
But what I'm saying is HD alone will not help it, and as far as Zelda pushing graphic boundaries: Name one console minus Wii, where Zelda is one of the 5 best looking games graphically.
Zelda (NES) The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past (SNES) The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64) These games were the best looking at the time they were released. Maybe some games released after them looked better. They were released on Nintendo's first 3 main consoles and are games that everyone thinks of when they list both best games for that console and best games ever. Do you think Twilight Princess will be remembered so well?
when your not having to decypher the wonky google translate language it doesn't say anything worth reading. I'm sure a nintendo system will be capable of HD graphics soon enough, but it's also clear that that isn't the only thing they will improve.
Next Nintendo system need this stuff Online Network free play online with subscription membership for free games free DLC Online tournaments betas HD support maybe use a new HDMI format New hardware tech to challenge PS4 Need be media friendly MUSIC MOVIES PHOTOS CDs DVDs BD playable Nintendo need 15% failure rate not 54 % LIKE 360 innovated games like a Grown Up zelda more hardcore Nintendo System sync handheld an console together New Os interface for scrolling your media games settings
out of the big three, nintendo has the lowest failure rates lol. also ur list is ridiculous. ninty got the games lol. only thing feasible is the online which they do need to improve.
How on earth will Nintendo have the legal rights to produce a blu-ray console? Would they have to pay Sony royalities?
From what i've gathered over the decades of watching & observing Nintendo's business mind set is that they like to play it smart by sticking to a efficiently cost effective mainstream business approach.I can't say i blame them for being extra cautious this gen after the heavy loss in market shares & momentum Nintendo suffered with gamecube last gen because Nintendo nearly went under in the console making business last gen.
Nintendo may not have won the last console generation, but they were profitable.
but they did won :S (this generation)
I think Nintendo will focus more on the 3DS which may even be more expencive than the Wii when it lauches. Nintendo may release and add-on that upscales to HD but I can't see why they would be bothered. The Wii's core audience really seems to have no issue with the games not being in HD. The Wii is still selling well and I think Nintendo is happy with the price point.
... weak article. Wii successor wont be getting an hd update if anything 576p wud be the most likely update as far as the graphics concern. And it wud be really stupid to just release an HD update of the wii. A new console needs more than just a trivial update like HD. also Blu ray are ye serious? i cant believe there are still people who think that ninty wud adopt blu ray that is more than just wishful thinking that fanboy wishboy thinking. heck no :\. more likely to return to cartridges than blu ray something like the 3ds/ds cartridges (file sizes can be upto 8-12gb if ninty is nice enough to make that much space availabe). only thing we know for certain is that the wii successor is to have 3D capable (heard from iwata in an article 1-2 weeks ago). this article is shooting straws i mena come on lets get realistic here. once again blu ray? HD? really now? pitiful.
at least when disagreeing with me state ur reason.
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