GT:Will Nintendo win the console war in 2011?
where can Nintendo go from here?the next console will need some type of gimmick to have the same success as the wii
For once I actually agree with Pachter on something. I don't think the 3DS will be as big of a success as the DS was. I think it'll do 80 - 100 million easy, but the price, having DS in the name, and competition are going to hurt it this time around. Apple's cutting into their casual market with the iPhone, iPad, and iTouch, and the NGP is hitting all the right notes with the hardcore. I also think it's time for a new Nintendo console, and I expect to hear about it or see it this year, and launch in 2012. I expect their new console to be slightly more powerful than the 360 and PS3, and launch at $300, and like every said it'll have some kind of gimmick to make it the new must have.
I'm not expecting a console from Nintendo for at least a couple more years. 3DS seems to be Nintendo's big focus in 2011. Though I know Nintendo will keep announcing some dope exclusives for their platforms. Much like the new Kirby game. Not Kirby: Epic Yarn from 2010 but Kirby: No Strings Attached in 2011. :) New Pikmin or Star Fox game wouldn't hurt either. F-Zero could be another plus. Pretty sure Super Mario Galaxy 3 will be announced. Still more to come from Nintendo. Gotta love their exclusive franchises. :D
I love how Pachter is always wrong about Nintendo. Even Geoff Keighley thinks he should get a new job.
I agree I think they will keep the focus on the 3DS in 2011. I think E3 2012 they will talk about their next console. I think its also likely that sony will announce the ps4 at E3 2013 with a release date in 2013 or 2014.
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