Is Beyond Good And Evil 2 NX Bound?

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Here’s a nice juicy rumor for everyone to chew on… Apparently the much anticipated (and much delayed) Beyond Good and Evil 2 is indeed headed to Nintendo’s next system, Nintendo NX. According to this new rumor, Nintendo has stepped in and is helping fund the project, similar to what they did for Bayonetta 2.

The rumour was submitted to Destructoid, with an initial source as Alexander Maier, a writer for Dual Pixels that published Geno’s NX rumours last weekend. Alexander was provided with a large document from Geno that was then passed on to Destructoid to assess. Destructoid also reached out to a second source who gave similar information with some of the bullet pointed information crossing over the two sources.

This would be a GIANT win for Nintendo. Stay tuned for more news regarding NX rumors.

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Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Incoming

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Nintendo has already announced that an all new Pokemon Direct will be coming up tomorrow and it appears as though the content may have already been leaked. That’s right my friends, the new Pokemon titles may in fact be called Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon. We are betting that both games will be headed to the 3DS and it’s only a matter of time before Nintendo officially reveals the two titles.

Keep it here for more on the Pokemon themed Nintendo Direct.

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New NX Rumor: Graphically Demanding PS 4 Game Coming To Nintendo NX

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Here is an all new Nintendo NX rumor; apparently a “graphically demanding” PS4 title may be on its way to Nintendo’s upcoming system, codenamed NX. Here are some details on the rumor:

Nintendo has key partners they are working with that already have Dev Kits (Second & Third party)

The Development Studio he works for is currently working on a graphically demanding PlayStation 4 game that they would like to have the opportunity to port to the NX.

The Studio does not have Dev Kit’s themselves yet and have not been informed of the specs, however the graphical performance of the NX is of great interest to them due to their current project.

The Developer and Studio he works for has been informed of the date/time frame they are allowed to start ordering NX dev kits, but they are under a strict NDA not to reveal this time frame until Nintendo has officially revealed the NX to the public.

The Developer did say that Nintendo is screening early Dev Kit access before the public developer date to order, but the process is extremely complex with a lot of paperwork to complete by both sides before having the chance of being approved. Most likely the paperwork has a lot to do with a multifaceted NDA for early access.

When NDA’s on the NX are less binding and when his studio gets the NX Dev Kit soon or in the future, he will inform me of more details on what the Dev Kit is like (specs etc) if he is able.

NX is most likely to be released this year at the end of 2016 based on the time-frame he was given (NDA) of when dev kits are planning on being distributed to developers besides the key partners to Nintendo that already have them. However, he said that ultimately as with any company it’s up to Nintendo to follow through and release the NX during this time frame.

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All New Paper Mario For Wii U Incoming?

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Well well well… If a current rumor pans out to be true, players could expect to see an all new Paper Mario title headed to Wii U. Twitter user and major Nintendo new lady EmilyRogers has posted via Twitter, that there is indeed an all new Paper Mario headed to Wii U. The game, according to this new rumor, is currently being localized and tested as you read this.

Only time will tell but given her track record with reporting Nintendo news, we can only assume that Nintendo will be announcing something in the near future. Keep it here gamers!

Nintendo NX in Steady Development Will Offer Something New

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How often have we heard that the Nintendo NX will do something different for gamers? Well my friends, mark another one in the books as the good people over at DualShockers have posted another story stating that the NX will indeed offer something new for players.

Nintendo’s recently appointed President Tatsumi Kimishima briefly talked about it during an interview on Sankei West, mentioning that the company doesn’t intend to just jump to the market with the console, that is in steady development to offer a new experience, different from what is provided by the Wii U and 3DS.

I am always interested in hearing what Nintendo has been working on and this time around is no different. I am very eager to see what the NX is and think that Nintendo will put out something very special.

More as it develops.

Big Nintendo Announcement Incoming?

Apparently is ready to announced something “big” tomorrow. Yes my friends, on Monday, December 7th, the big N has eluded that it will announce something. What that is we are not sire but senior manager of marketing and licensing, has indeed teased that a major Nintendo-related announcement will definitely be made. Here is what he had to say:

“Speaking of announcements, I wish I could tell you guys, but stay tuned for Monday,” Baker said. “Monday there’s going to be something… something happening on Monday. It’s going to be big. Stay tuned, it’s going to be good.”

Our guess is that they will announce when the Smash Direct will happen but we are praying for something related to the next generation Nintendo system, NX (even if it was when they are going to reveal the system).

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Latest Nintendo NX Rumor NX To Enter Mass Production 1Q 2016

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Digitmes has posted an all new rumor regarding the Nintendo NX. The publication states that the Nintendo NX will enter mass production at the end of the first quarter next year and could see the system achieve 10-12 million unit shipments in 2016. Here is what they had to report regarding the subject:

The new console is estimated to enter mass shipments in the second quarter. In addition to Foxconn, suppliers such as Foxconn Technology, Macronix, Pixart Imaging, Coxon Precise Industrial, Nishoku Technology, Delta Technology, Lingsen Precision Industries and Jentech will also supply components for the device.

While Nintendo themselves have yet to comment on the system, it seems as though the NX is slowly taking shape with all of these rumors. I cannot wait to hear more news regarding the system straight from the horses mouth. More as it develops.

Super Mario Sunshine HD Incoming?

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Here is a nice little rumor for the newly announced Nintendo Direct that will take place on November 12th… Apparently Super Mario Sunshine HD will be revealed as part of Nintendo “remaster series”. The rumor stems from this website here and they did predict the exact day for this event.

It should be taken with a grain of salt but it does seem like it could come true. Thursday can’t come soon enough.

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Nintendo NX Dev Kits Going Out to Developers

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Nintendo has begun distributing a software development kit for its new NX video game platform. Sources familiar with the Nintendo NX system are also suggesting the company is on track to introduce the product as early as next year. Nintendo has gone on record stating that we will not hear or see anything “official” until 2016 about the new system but information is already starting to trickle in. Word on the street also hints that the next generation Nintendo system to be a spec powerhouse as well outpacing the PS4 and XBOX One.

We will keep our fingers crossed and cannot wait to see how this all pans out. Either way, it’s an exciting time to be a Nintendo fan and a video game fan in general.

More as it develops.

Here Are The Latest Nintendo NX Rumors

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More rumors have surfaced regarding Nintendo’s NX system(s) and we have them all listed below. This rumors supposedly comes from someone who is close to the project but still take the following list with a grain of salt. Never-the-less, here we go:

NX is a platform, not tied with a single device

Wii U is still in the picture thanks to good software results for games like Splatoon, will still be the main home console in 2016

3DS is a bit old, they’re planning of replacing it. Some games will still come out on it, but big projects are being moved on portable NX

With NX, Nintendo wants to create a platform where they can develop software for multiple devices with ease, from the home console to the portable to smartphone and tablets. They’ll have a big catalogue available for multiple platforms, with cross buy, cross saves and cross play, similar to what

Microsoft is doing with Xbox One and PC thanks to Windows 10 (that allows to play many Xbox games on PC, which is also getting a bunch of ports from Xbone). Each platform will still have exclusive games

NNID is tied to the single device, but it will allow to share details between platforms, like friend list, contents, local coop games, etc. Thanks to the new membership program (the successor of Club Nintendo), we’ll benefit from the new Nintendo policies in terms of rewards

They’ll show the portable in spring 2016, will be out for the end of the year or spring 2017 max. Specs will be higher than PS Vita but nothing mindblowing, screen resolution should be 540p, considering 720p if costs go down. BC with 3DS was problematic

Wii U successor will not have an optical drive, which will be optional. It will sync with the portable (not obligatory). Specs won’t be super high, but close to PS4/X1 (doesn’t know how much, like with the portable this is still subject to change anyway). Cross games will look better on the home

Nintendo is focusing a lot on the anti-piracy system

Big focus on the OS as well. They hired people that worked for Google on Android, the guys who worked on the Gamecube OS and Wii U browser are there too. Optimized versions of the same OS for every NX platform (think, again, W10), each with its set of specific functions. Updates will come out at the same time, they’re focusing on making the OS blazing fast on every platform

The home console can connect with the portable to send to it its own version of the games you buy, will use the same tech as the Wii U-Wii U Gamepad streaming to do that, or the internet connection

The home will have bc with the Wii U. Gamepad should be compatible as a controller, considering selling it standalone. Can connect with the portable for offtv and bc. WiiMote compatibility is being considered too. As for support, since the new home won’t have an optical drive, they’re considering an external one. Also being considered NNID/eShop bc for titles bought on the eShop. Seems they’re considering digital games sharing too, but this bit is not perfectly clear

 

The portable will have its own internal memory, which will be expandable

There will be a complete overhaul of online infrastructures, but Nintendo is determined to hold successful operations as Miiverse, extending it even further and making it a central hub for communications by developers and a meeting place for players. It will be even more interactive with the ability to upload videos and screenshots in an integrated system and not dependent on the game

Voice chat and interactions between users will be revisited too, much will depend on the users age though, to protect the minors

The home will be out 6-12 months after the portable, creating the “NX system” that will allow Nintendo to better use their resources in games development

They approached third parties during E3. Capcom, Square-Enix, Ubisoft and Electronic Arts already have devkits. Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy, Sonic, F-Zero and Metroid are in development, doesn’t know if these are main episodes or spin offs. Zelda is currently a Wii U only title due to high development costs, but they can reconsider to have another big game at NX launch

Prices will be low, 200-300€ (for the home?), considering a bundle with both for no more than 500€

Many of these things will be discussed in future Nintendo Directs, which will have a different host in every market if Nintendo can’t find a new CEO by October

A new 3D Mario will be shown, along with a new Zelda trailer. Retro moved their project on NX, will not be unveiled before 10-18 months

They’ll talk about a new “Club Nintendo”, which will be in full function with NX

Considering making agreements with phone carriers in order to better manage applications like Miiverse, Club Nintendo and the ability to purchase software by phone. Some of these will be out by March 2016

Is everything set yet? Yes, but with Nintendo you’ll never know. If he has updates he will share them with us.