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Nvidia is providing the core technology that powers Nintendo's next generation NX console. Multiple sources have confirmed that the new machine is based around Nvidia's mobile-orientated Tegra processor, with development kits currently using the Tegra X1 chip found in the Shield Android TV console and the Google Pixel C tablet.
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NX is a mobile games machine, albeit one with a twist - principally that the unit can plug into a base station that transforms it into something more akin to a conventional console. However, the handheld's side-mounted control areas are apparently detachable, becoming individual pads for two-player gameplay - as revealed in today's big Nintendo NX news story on this site. At a really basic level, NX is effectively a reversal of the Wii U GamePad concept. It's a fully integrated mobile games machine you can plug into an HDTV, as opposed to a console with a semi-portable gaming component, bolstered with a unique 'go anywhere' take on local multiplayer.

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http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2016-nintendo-nx-mobile-games-machine-powered-by-nvidia-tegra

Good thing Nintendo made a lot of money with Pokemon Go because I think the NX won't be that popular.
Edited by RaduZ - 7/26/16 at 3:34pm
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1606963/eurogamer-nintendo-nx-is-a-portable-console-with-detachable-controllers-powered-by-nvidia-tegra-technology/0_30

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Nvidia is providing the core technology that powers Nintendo's next generation NX console. Multiple sources have confirmed that the new machine is based around Nvidia's mobile-orientated Tegra processor, with development kits currently using the Tegra X1 chip found in the Shield Android TV console and the Google Pixel C tablet.
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NX is a mobile games machine, albeit one with a twist - principally that the unit can plug into a base station that transforms it into something more akin to a conventional console. However, the handheld's side-mounted control areas are apparently detachable, becoming individual pads for two-player gameplay - as revealed in today's big Nintendo NX news story on this site. At a really basic level, NX is effectively a reversal of the Wii U GamePad concept. It's a fully integrated mobile games machine you can plug into an HDTV, as opposed to a console with a semi-portable gaming component, bolstered with a unique 'go anywhere' take on local multiplayer.

Source:
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2016-nintendo-nx-mobile-games-machine-powered-by-nvidia-tegra

Good thing Nintendo made a lot of money with Pokemon Go because I think the NX won't be that popular.

Nintendo shares took a massive dive after nintendo said they didnt make money from it.
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Nintendo shares took a massive dive after nintendo said they didnt make money from it.

Nintendo is one of three companies who own The Pokemon Company. So I'm sure they are making money from Pokémon Go. I see the stock has gone down a little since some of the Pokémon hype has cooled down, but where did Nintendo specifically say they did not make money from it?
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Why Tegra?
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Why Tegra?

Why anything else? Nintendo wants a gaming SOC. Also they want something that is not in your smartphone.
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Why Tegra?

Why anything else? Nintendo wants a gaming SOC. Also they want something that is not in your smartphone.

I hope they get ripped off by nVidia.
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I hope they get ripped off by nVidia.

Nvidia will rip off Nintendo, Nintendo will rip off their fans. They said they are not going to sell at a loss. I cant see this under $250 USD. It might be my first Nintendo system I buy personally since NES if it's a powerful portable.
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I hope they get ripped off by nVidia.

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