Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata has provided the first concrete hints in regards to the company’s new home console, commenting that it will “offer a new way of playing games within the home.”
Speaking during a news conference this morning, Iwata confirmed the existence of the console before stating: “As for the details of exactly what it will be, we have decided that it is best to let people experience it for themselves at E3. So I won’t talk about specific details today, but it will offer a new way of playing games within the home.”
A slightly open-ended comment nonetheless, but one that hints that Nintendo may be continually pursuing the direction first presented with the Wii – actively pursuing to further broaden the audience that are able to engage in enjoying videogames in an entirely new and innovative way.
With speculation and rumour surrounding the possibility of a new tablet-like controller from the industry powerhouse, all eyes are certainly set to be on Nintendo at the upcoming E3 Expo in June.
Alex Seedhouse+ Alex's early adoration for Nintendo began with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land. This developed over the years, later peaking when he hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Nowadays, his enthusiasm is shared through Nintendo Insider, a place in which he can document his thoughts regarding the big N.