Nintendo has said it will release its long-awaited new console
It will cost $ 299.99 in the United States and ¥ 29980 ($ 260) in Japan,
more than some analysts had expected. European prices were announced.
The stakes are high for the Japanese company after the last console has failed,
Wei Yu, to repeat the success of the original Wii.
Nintendo’s shares fell as the launch began to trickle out details.
Nintendo unveiled in October last year that the device will be games handheld device that doubles as a home unit.
Formerly dubbed NX name, switch-like tablet computer with controllers that attach to the sides.
Games will be delivered on a small cartridges,
in reference to the paintings of old keys Nintendo.
The company also released details of some of the games that will be available, including Mario game called Super Mario Odyssey, in late 2017.
Consoles Nintendo: A History in Pictures
Some analysts believe that the device can be Nintendo’s “last shot” in the sale of the nation’s unity,
yet to be proven WiiU flop.
Rapidly it has been outsold by Sony PS4 and Microsoft Xbox one, although Nintendo has achieved success with a handheld device for 3 DS.
“This is another playoff moment for the company because of the switch kind of embodies the new strategy that the company is trying to put into practice,”
said Piers Harding Rolls, an analyst at IHS gaming technology.
“This is positioned as more of a home entertainment with mobile capabilities, large and decisive factors are the pricing and marketing. You hope that they have learned from the lessons in an attempt to market the Wii U.”
The analyst said the egg Paul Jackson by releasing the thing that allows gamers to play Nintendo titles both at home and on the move,
the company can find “common ground very profitable.”
“Players are pure unit is likely to be disappointed here as it is likely to be a strong portable device (battery allows),
but the weeds are relatively one house Custom.”
Pokemon Go: Trailblazer that could redefine mobile games
It seems stranger than fiction, but Pokemon Go – the application that caused a global phenomenon where millions of people are very concerned to capture the small creatures in public places – for the first time as April Fool’s.
he published a YouTube sales pitch called a fake Google Maps: Pokemon Challenge,
which showed maps application for the institution overtaken by colorful monsters.
Video recruits asked to keep track of these creatures using their GPS location data,
and then arrest them using their own camera.
If you’re still not sure how to play Pokemon return,
or what it is, a joke Google provides a very good guide.
It’s probably no coincidence that the studio that developed the application Iqbal today, Niantic Labs, is in itself a spin-out of Google.
Until now, the central concept of mobile gaming is something that can be enjoyed anywhere. A pit stop in the daily routine.
But a few games are encouraged to play while on the go, such as Pokemon does not return.
In order to succeed, players have to travel to destinations and landmarks visit were not previously known to them.
In doing so, the company Pokemon – and Nintendo, which owns a large stake in it – has only harnessed the true potential of packaged games.