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With Nintendo's announcement yesterday of something "surprising and unique", Rick takes a look at what Nintendo should aim for in a new console ...
We’re only a year out from finding out what the future holds for the next-generation consoles. With these machines all scheduled to release in 2005 (likely no more than weeks apart from each other), E3 2004 is going to be when they start trying to capture mindshare and gain those early-adopter sales. Each is likely to go in separate directions, but knowing Nintendo, they’ll take what they have now and expand on it. Looking back at what happened in this generation, it’s clear what Nintendo needs to do going forward. By some of the comments that Satoru Iwata made at a recent investor's meeting, it's clear that Nintendo recognizes those needs as well.Read more...