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try and remember that they still have 4 state of the art-ish consoles to two underpowered ones overall. the CEO in their ultra casual, underpowered era is now dead (R.I.P.) so it's erroneuos to assume every nintendo hardware will be this far behind the times like Wii and WiiU. otherwise what's the point of the NX? to be a WiiU with a normal controller?

They probably won't have top of the line stuff but i will be more than surprised if they fail to match PS4 n Xbone in terms of GPU horsepower, for a console that is likely to be released in 2017.
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try and remember that they still have 4 state of the art-ish consoles to two underpowered ones overall. the CEO in their ultra casual, underpowered era is now dead (R.I.P.) so it's erroneuos to assume every nintendo hardware will be this far behind the times like Wii and WiiU. otherwise what's the point of the NX? to be a WiiU with a normal controller?

What about the 3DS? They is so weak hardware wise. Pixels are size of rice grain.
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They probably won't have top of the line stuff but i will be more than surprised if they fail to match PS4 n Xbone in terms of GPU horsepower, for a console that is likely to be released in 2017.
wont be 2017 will be nov-dec next year in time for christmas
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What about the 3DS? They is so weak hardware wise. Pixels are size of rice grain.

now your previous logic fits handhelds. Nintendo has always, always, from day zero had a pitifully weak handheld compared to any and every other device. in fact, the 3DS was a big step up and departure for them. I believe they only made it because devs were complaining about the DS' weak specs.
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Nintendo's handheld's have always had pitifully weak hardware but they still outsold their competition at absolutely embarassing rates. The fun games are really all that matters.

That being said, I do hope the NX offers up some serious muscle. If it releases in late 2016, it needs to have some clear power advantages over the PS4/XB1. I would love to see a complete resurrection of Nintendo with state of the art hardware, fun games, and record sales. The SNES was the last truly great console from Nintendo. They're long overdue.
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Nintendo's handheld's have always had pitifully weak hardware but they still outsold their competition at absolutely embarassing rates. The fun games are really all that matters.

That being said, I do hope the NX offers up some serious muscle. If it releases in late 2016, it needs to have some clear power advantages over the PS4/XB1. I would love to see a complete resurrection of Nintendo with state of the art hardware, fun games, and record sales. The SNES was the last truly great console from Nintendo. They're long overdue.

But they had no competition in that space. PSP? PS Vita?
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Nintendo's handheld's have always had pitifully weak hardware but they still outsold their competition at absolutely embarassing rates. The fun games are really all that matters.

That being said, I do hope the NX offers up some serious muscle. If it releases in late 2016, it needs to have some clear power advantages over the PS4/XB1. I would love to see a complete resurrection of Nintendo with state of the art hardware, fun games, and record sales. The SNES was the last truly great console from Nintendo. They're long overdue.

But they had no competition in that space. PSP? PS Vita?

Sega game gear, neo geo pocket, atari lynx, turbo express, psp, vita. Those are just some of the most famous ones. Game Boy was released in 1989 and conquered all challengers for the next 20 plus years.

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For handhelds, there is no competition within, but they do have long uphill battle against all those smart devices eating away dedicated handheld gaming market. Reason why they are trying something different with NX, by combining home and handheld ecosystem and converging into one platform.
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For handhelds, there is no competition within, but they do have long uphill battle against all those smart devices eating away dedicated handheld gaming market. Reason why they are trying something different with NX, by combining home and handheld ecosystem and converging into one platform.
I see people claiming this and every time i have to scratch my head. A smart device and a handheld are 2 completely different things for different needs. A smart device simply won't ever produce decent games for the "core gamer" till you got a decent control scheme. Sure you can play silly nonsense like stuff on the IOS or android store but actual core games? It is just not build for it. Nobody in their right mind would buy a smart device as a gaming device.
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I see people claiming this and every time i have to scratch my head. A smart device and a handheld are 2 completely different things for different needs. A smart device simply won't ever produce decent games for the "core gamer" till you got a decent control scheme. Sure you can play silly nonsense like stuff on the IOS or android store but actual core games? It is just not build for it. Nobody in their right mind would buy a smart device as a gaming device.

I think those are the future though. You could use a controller.
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