With rumors flying around about a "new" Nintendo console, what's fact and what's fiction?
Fact - Nintendo's making a new console. Ficton - Everything else. People usually don't know what's in Nintendo consoles until they're release, Nintendo is ran like Area 51.
^This. People really need to learn what Research & Development means for hardware manufacturers and they'll understand Sony and Microsoft are doing the exact same thing too.
Yeah same as when PS4 and X1 was in the development R&D stage. People were speculating too much like Sony will use Intel Larrabee and MS would use either newest IBM Power7 or ARM Cortex for XB1 etc. etc. But unfortately it didn't happened.
I don't blame nintendo most people don't know tech they just buy higher numbers. You have to remember they have a China console to release. It has to be cheap too. We still don't know what is in the new 3ds yet. Well no one can tell you yet lol.. I'm wondering if Nintendo rolls out the old ultra 64 hype train. It seems people respond to this better. Plus amd apu supposed to be getting better. An hsa model would be worth it. One core wii for bc and control. One core wiiu for streaming tech. One core apu with a really beefy gpu. Introduce solid-state hard drive with their own extra gpu if necessary. Support lighting bolt. Make this the highest end platform which can double as a devkit. Let it run pc software also. Give us gpu card access so we can put a titan in it. Stacked ram on the motherboard. Dynamic over clocking would be cool also. Keep the wiiu going and the super wiiu are the same with scalable graphics. Super wiiu only software is available around 2017. Modding of wiiu software possible. Maya apu version comes with the super wiiu. The gamepad becomes a true portable and gets the arm chip. Two play styles, wearable or game pad mode. 4k display with the screen sliding out of the controller. Full tracking gear irs. 3ds becomes the infinite s. All gear works together to form voltron! The Thundercats really do come over to play video games.... Yeap true story bro. Unity3d 5 should change a lot. Now wouldn't that be a good rumor. If I was nintendo I would come out on stage at E3 wearing a power glove. How hardcore would that be? A new version is revealed! That actually works! A preview of the ultra 64 is only available thur the cloud because it ripped a hole in reality way back then that it can now be enjoyed in the future through the wiiu lol.
Great ideas, but they are far beyond fantasy when it comes to Nintendo products. If we've learned anything about the Nintendo of the last decade or so, it's this: they simply don't have the expertise to design genuinely competitive, high-end hardware. So instead, they design mediocre hardware, and throw in a gimmick to try to reel people in. They will never release any kind of cutting edge product in the future, just not something that they are capable of doing, anymore.
Wow you agree with me lol. No really nintendo problems is they know gamers can be cash strapped. They try to make the cheapest hardware so that everyone can play. Seriously sony nor ms made their own hardware. They simply glue the components together. There is no one at nintendo, sega, ms and Sony that can compete with nvidia. Seriously even amd struggles to keep up. Nintendo also makes sure their consoles don't burn up. They just need to make tech that can scale and or last. Then old systems can be turned into handhelds. Sony was right nintendo introduces new gamers to the core of games and gameplay. Sony is about movie gaming. That is a compliment now. They are separate markets. With everything moving towards pc gaming nintendo doesn't really need to male much. They can simply contract out the best contractors. Nintendo will be the last to go x86. Although they just really need a beefy gpu and some good hsa and suddenly your eye will bleed.
You say they make cheap hardware so everybody can afford it? The weeU is still only 100 bucks cheaper than the ps4 and only 50 dollars cheaper than the xbone but yet its specs are garbage. Dont be fooled thinking they care about the gamer. Like any business it's all about sales, the WeeU should be priced no higher than 150-200. Nintendo has to adapt with their next console. If its not more powerful than the ps4 by a large margin no one will buy it in 3-5 year.
I'd bet that the next Nintendo console and handheld will have very similar architectures. Which would be good for more than just ports between the two. Other than that I couldn't possibly guess. Unless they make a system like the WiiU where the screen-gamepad is actually the handheld (like a 3DS) that is capable of being taken off and playing your games out and about but is also the controller of the more powerful home console it comes bundled with.
Incorporate the 3DS Augmented Reality into glasses and start doing boardgames. Have Intelligent Systems working on an equivalent to Star Wars 'Dejarik'. :) Link-in QoL tech.
Don't see why people even bother trying to figure it out. Nintendo are like ninjas; they're swift and they're silent. You don't really know what's going on until they WANT you to know what's going on, and by then, it's already in your face. Whatever their next system may be; we won't be hearing about it for a while. The Wii U just turned 2, so there's AT THE VERY LEAST, 3 more years to go before its successor is released. Case-in-point; the earliest we'll truly know anything is 2016, if not 2017.
If they are smart two years would be best with backwards compatibility and use of the gamepad.
A 2017 release would be best. It's not like there's any rules on this and we've seen consoles released in a similar time frame. Looking at Wii U's poor performance, it makes sense.
The console is still turning a profit though; as long as it continues to do that, there's no reason to try and push it out of the way earlier.
What we know: Nintendo is planning a new console What we also know: So is everyone else and this is about 3 years too early to be worrying about this kind stuff
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Hopefully their new consoles adopts Blu-Ray. Also it would be stupid to release a new console with the power of the PS4 when the PS5 and XB2 come out. That always seems to bite Nintendo in the ass with developers. But right now I would say they are doing R&D for the new console. I wouldn`t be surprised if both Microsoft and Sony are working on PS5 and XB2 right now.
With the HUGE success of the ps4, I doubt they would be focusing on the ps5. I hope not anyways, but I could be wrong
The Wii U uses proprietary blu ray style discs already. Do you mean you want the next console to play blu ray movies? Or that you just want them to use regular blu ray discs? I don't understand! :P
To read actual blu-rays
who the hell uses blueray these days, I dont and never will, digital all the way!
No surprise, the weeU is garbage and will be lucky to see 25 million sold when its finally put out of production and thats pushing it. Hopefully Nintendo learned its lesson not to come out with crap/cheap hardware and gimmicks and finally puts out a real console like the 64 or gamecube or even the snes lol. For the people who disagree, stop buying this junk, you're part of the problem. If it weren't for the soccer moms there wouldn't even be a weeU. The bad sales of the weeU, shows just what the wii would have done without the casual gamer. Well luckily casual gamers dont buy consoles every generation and that shows with the failure of the weeU. I wanna play zelda and maybe mario on a drunk night but Its not worth it on last gen graphics for 300+ dollars. Combined with the worse 3rd party support in gaming history proves that only people who like Mario/zelda THAT much are the only ones buying a weeU. You guys had another great game finally! Something other than mario/zelda and you guys didnt even buy it. Bayonetta flopped just as bad as the weeU. I was fooled by Nintendo once, after the wii I thought they were going to come out with a console for the hardcore gamer, a console that can bring memories like golden eye or the slightly better version of resident evil 4. With the weeU being a huge disappointment hopefully they get back to thier roots and announce a console worth buying other than to play mario/zelda. Definitely won't happen if you guys buy this garbage though.
you seriously can not believe that everybody with the ps4 is hardcore. I large crowd of them are the mainstream gamers. that is the casualswho buys whatever is considered the cool new thing. The jock in highschool who's chasing girls and trying to be cool is the guy getting the ps4. he missed gta v last gen because he isn't realy a gamer, thus he's buying it this year, why else is GTA v and Last of Us selling so well when they just released last year? simple, because the mainstream casuals who just buy what the tv says is cool are jumping on it. Walk into any gamestop, they spam COD and GTA commercials. You don't see Bayonetta, You don't see donkey kong, you don't even see freaking mario, you see the dark gritty games and sports games. Thats what they see and they buy it to try to be cool and claim they're a gamer. If you truly believe any one of these consoles install base is 100% hardcore gamers or even 50% hardcore gamers, you're lying to yourself.
I bought gta5 again becuase the playing gta5 in first person and better hardware is what we want. Now just bring on a remake of skyrim and ill be set. With the ps4, I have options, I get my mario fix with LBP. Even though I only really play that with my wife or kids. I do love battlefield and even this year's cod, but your biggest lost is elders scroll and fallout and the many other multiple great games that Nintendo doesnt get becuase of bad hardware. Nintendo is meant for kid its pretty obvious. You keep throwing Bayonetta like every other delusional Nintendo fanboy but I'm sure you didn't buy it either. You talk bad about mainstream then bring up mario which like justin Bieber ia popular because of kids and pre teens. There's two kinds of popular. The new fad like the wii which i compare to bieber than you have ps4 popular which i compare to metallica. I saw one kid say he can't wait to unwrap baonetta 2 for Christmas. Theres your typical Nintendo fan. Maybe the weeU is good to keep the kids off the adult consoles
you picked the wrong person to claim i don't have bayonetta 2 lol https://twitter.com/AWBrawl... as for the rest, I never said you are casual, I said that neither of these consoles is 100% hardcore and most people buying these games are just poser gamers
Just be on par with the PS5 and still add your quirks, Nintendo. That's all anyone asks.
Id love the next nintendo console to go back to how a games console should be, ditch the stupid wii nuchuck controllers and the console sized wii u controller and have a propper controller like ps4, just my opinion, I'd love a gamecube 2 which I believe the gamecube was nintendo s last best console.
Well IBM is getting out of the chip business so backwards compatibility may not be an option. I just hope they finally link it with their handheld and make it a beast.
call it the UltraN.E.S. or HyperN.E.S. let the hardcore crowd that made you who you are know that this new system isnt for your grandma or for immediate family at all. also make it powerful as heck and able to drive graphics like this in 1080p 3D at 60fps (dont need 4K yet plus this type of realistic graphics art style would look sweet on any display. http://www.emuparadise.mobi...
Increase the wattage Nintendo! Let's see a coal power plant resource sucking, diesel drinking, polluting the air around us nuclear reactor power house! With Wiimotes.
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