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Satoru Iwata says his company wants to surprise gamers with the Nintendo NX

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Last week’s announcement of the Nintendo NX was designed to be a softening blow for those who were afraid if Nintendo tossed its hat into the mobile ring, it would no longer produce a home console. The only real detail that was given by Iwata is the fact that the Nintendo NX does exist and if rumors and the direction Nintendo has taken in the past few years are to be believed, it will be a console designed with compatibility for Nintendo’s next handheld.

Despite all this, president Satoru Iwata has recently stated that the company wants to surprise gamers with the Nintendo NX. Many have been asking what kind of hardware and architecture the system will be based on, but Iwata has refused to answer any questions about the upcoming console.

“However, if you only expand upon existing hardware, it’s dull. In some shape or form, we’re always thinking about how we want to surprise players as well as our desire to change each person’s video gaming life.”

So while Nintendo is still not discussing the hardware specifics of the Nintendo NX, it’s pretty clear that Nintendo is cooking up something that could very well surprise us all.

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Source: Wii U Daily

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Nintendo’s next console is code-named “NX”

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During Nintendo’s press conference today announcing its mobile partnership with DeNA, another interesting tid-bit if news slipped from president Satoru Iwata. According to him, the next Nintendo console is already code-named NX and while that’s the only detail the company is sharing on it, more information about the upcoming console will be revealed in 2016.

There’s plenty of speculation about whether this could be Nintendo’s attempt at recapturing the home console market, or if it plans to go pure portable while embracing the mobile market as something else entirely. Be sure to read the full announcement of Nintendo’s partnership with DeNA, as it has interesting implications for the company’s future.

Source: http://wiiudaily.com