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News: Don't Get Too Excited About Next Week's Investor Meeting

Don't Get Too Excited About Next Week's Investor Meeting

Stream confusion

Next Tuesday, 26th April sees Nintendo's end of financial year report, with rumours pointing to a live stream of the investors' meeting on the Japanese giant's website. While some have jumped to the conclusion that this spells out a special revelation from Nintendo, the truth may be far more mundane. A quick flick through Nintendo's investor relations library reveals the company is..

Rumour: Nintendo Stream Coming Sooner Than We Think

Nintendo Stream Coming Sooner Than We Think

Rumoured name and release details revealed

According to a report today on IGN, Nintendo is considering Stream as one of the names for their upcoming game console. An IGN source also claims that the console might possibly see a release as soon as late October 2011, although it would seem more likely for Nintendo to wait until early 2012 in an effort...

News: Miyamoto: "Please Be Patient for Wii 2 Details"

Miyamoto: "Please Be Patient for Wii 2 Details"

Easier said than done

For the past week we've been bringing you Wii 2 rumours, but Shigeru Miyamoto has just all-but confirmed the console is in the works with a few well-chosen words spoken to Edge. The respected magazine pressed Mario's creator about the upcoming console, to which Miyamoto replied: Don’t ask! Even when the Wii launched we were developing new hardware, work on 3DS had already..

Rumour: Could This Be the Next Nintendo Console?

Could This Be the Next Nintendo Console?

More scrumptious rumours to mull over

Well the rumour mill marches on with yet another interesting development in the form of some pictures that may or may not be of the actual Wii successor. While it's easy to see that the system and controllers match the descriptions we've already seen popping up around the internet lately, there's absolutely no...

Rumour: Retro Studios Working on Game for Wii Successor

Retro Studios Working on Game for Wii Successor

And relax

Ready for another batch of Wii 2/"Project Café" rumours? Of course you are. The latest round comes from Gameolosophy — no, us neither — who have gone all-out with claims of fan-favourite developers, third-party loving, storage solutions and more. The most interesting nugget of a rumour hidden at the bottom of the story is that Retro Studios is already working on a game for..

Rumour: Cell Chip Could Power Wii Successor

Cell Chip Could Power Wii Successor

IBM still in the console game

The Wii is powered by IBM's custom "Broadway" CPU along with ATI's "Hollywood" GPU, but what of the inevitable Wii successor – what silicon army might power its architecture? MCV has suggested it could be IBM's mighty Cell processor. Chief technical officer of IBM's systems and technology group Jai Menon has said: I think you'll see integrated..

News: Itagaki Makes Curious Remark about Nintendo's Next Console

Itagaki Makes Curious Remark about Nintendo's Next Console

Not 3DS either

Wii is approaching its fourth birthday across the world, with no announced successor currently on the horizon. We know it's in development but there's been no clue as to its form or any such thing. So when an industry figure such as Tomonobu Itagaki, former head of Team Ninja, makes cryptic comments about the company's next home console it makes interesting reading. Itagaki, whose..

Rumour: Wii 2 to Feature Blu-ray Drive, Out Next Year

Wii 2 to Feature Blu-ray Drive, Out Next Year

Grab a handful of salt

Last week, analyst Piers Harding-Rolls suggested a Wii 1.5 was on the way in 2012, but a new rumour points to a revamped machine on the way before 2011 is out. According to Girl Gamers Suck, an anonymous "bashful but reliable source" inside Nintendo – get that salt ready – has confirmed the machine will launch...

News: Another Analyst Suggests Wii 1.5 On the Way

Another Analyst Suggests Wii 1.5 On the Way

Not Pachter so it's safe to read on

Despite Satoru Iwata's recent declaration that the eventual Wii successor will be a surprise, another industry analyst has predicted we'll see a stopgap between now and the launch of the main event. Piers Harding-Rolls, analyst at Screen Digest, believes Nintendo will release an upgraded version of the Wii before...

News: Nintendo President Wants Gamers to be Surprised by the Wii 2

Nintendo President Wants Gamers to be Surprised by the Wii 2

So don't expect any concrete details until as late as possible

There was a time when each of The Big Three offered something a little different with their respective consoles. With motion-control billed as the main event at this generation of home consoles, Nintendo can take pride that it was the company that warmed up for the evening, and that it's still going strong today. So what can we expect..

News: Nintendo Doesn't See an Immediate Need for a New Wii

Nintendo Doesn't See an Immediate Need for a New Wii

Cautious, naive, or wise?

Given the apparent leap the 3DS has taken over the current generation of DS systems, it's understandable that gamers are continuing to wonder if and when a Wii successor will be developed. Nintendo has consistently denied such a system will appear anytime soon and Satoru Iwata has recently confirmed this stance. Speaking at an Analyst Q&A at last week's E3 event, the..

E3 2010: Wii 2 Will Probably be 3D, says Iwata

Wii 2 Will Probably be 3D, says Iwata

Might take a while, though

The world gaming world is riding the crest of a 3D wave at the moment, with Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo all moving into that space in the near future. Nintendo, however, is the only console manufacturer to be bringing three dimensions to the portable space, but company president Satoru Iwata has revealed its next home console will likely offer 3D as well. Speaking to..

News: Miyamoto Hints At Wii 2, Wii HD

Miyamoto Hints At Wii 2, Wii HD

Gaming god also suggests that Star Fox may be blasting his way onto Wii

See that smoke on the horizon, son? That's the rumour mill starting. The gaming public notoriously gets its hopes up when Miyamoto opens his mouth: it gives us permission to dream once more, like kids on Christmas Eve. Only a fool would think that Nintendo isn't working on their follow-up to the Wii, but a high-definition..

News: Nintendo Power Unwittingly Reveals Wii 2

Nintendo Power Unwittingly Reveals Wii 2

...only to discover that it has fallen foul of a cheap Photoshop trick

Those of you lucky enough to get Nintendo Power magazine on a regular basis may have been shocked to see an image in the latest issue bearing the Wii 2 logo. The photo of a Wii Remote - which was used to illustrate an item regarding Netflix - seemed to confirm the impending arrival of Nintendo's latest home console. However,..

News: Reggie: No New Console Successor Anytime Soon

Reggie: No New Console Successor Anytime Soon

Wii will prevail

Be it an upgrade to the existing hardware or a brand new console, there have been many rumours and forum chit-chat over the last year concerning Nintendo’s plan to release a successor to the Wii. However, Reggie Fils-Aime has confirmed the continued support to current hardware in an interview with Bloomberg Business Week. Reggie...

News: HD Wii - Is It Coming? Depends Who You Ask

HD Wii - Is It Coming? Depends Who You Ask

Nintendo's left hand says, "I don't know what my right hand's doing"

Another week, more HD Wii confusion. Last week's Nintendo investors meeting is proving to be a goldmine of quotes and teases, following the cats and WiiWare demo service, and now further translation has revealed an interesting little titbit about the possibility of an upcoming HD-enabled Wii. Nintendo's research and development..

News: Wii HD in 2011?

Wii HD in 2011?

More rumours surround the hardware successor of Wii, something we know Nintendo is working on behind the scenes.

According to the story, Nintendo has been showing off the new system to game developers and publishers, and the set date for this device is in 2011. While our sources are reluctant to be too specific about “Wii HD,” they have been able to divulge some (albeit predictable)..

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