Tomorrow morning (October 21) at 1:00AM AEDT, Nintendo will release the first trailer for the NX, its next console.
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The glory days of Nintendo consoles will forever be tied to endlessly blowing in plastic game cartridges. With its upcoming convertible system, Nintendo will try to recapture that magic, a source told The Wall Street Journal.
Video: Last week on Kotaku Splitscreen, Jason and I talked about whether or not it will really matter if Nintendo's NX is less powerful than the competition.
While Nintendo might be riding high on Pokemon GO-induced waves, the company still has one major question mark: what the hell is happening with NX?
One person who undoubtedly does know is Yves Guillemot, the co-founder and chief executive of Ubisoft. After all, he's the head of a major publisher -- you'd expect Nintendo would have shown him what it looks like. And as it turns out, Guillemot really liked what he saw.
A supposed leak full of sensitive Nintendo information published earlier this week on the message board NeoGAF looked a little more solid this morning thanks to some new corroboration. If it's all true, we may be seeing Nintendo's next console -- along with both Wii U and NX versions of Zelda -- later this year.
I was away on holiday in Japan when Nintendo said its first words about its new console, code-named the NX. Actually, I was climbing a mountain. But in the week since, I've had plenty of time for serious and not-so-serious conversations about what it might be and what it might do.