Does the nx have a camera?

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Oct 27, 2016

Does the nx have a camera? by TechyTurtle at 3:41 AM (1,723 Views / 0 Likes) 37 replies

  1. TechyTurtle
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    I know nintendo is not known for their camera , but i wonder if they decide to exclude that function to prevent qr code hacks like cubic ninja .
     


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    Wrong place. Probably exclude it to keep price down. If anything, they could connect to your phone camera.
     
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    I would necessarily see nintendo doing
    that

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    Also sorry i was in the nx section but it went to news?
     
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    I don't see one. Do you? Even so it's hard to imagine a nintendo console without one after the DSi, 3DS and WiiU.
     
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    It would be on the underside of the Tablet.

    iphone 5's two Cameras cost a total of $18.00
    That is peanuts.
     
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    Connect to phone camera? If I were Nintendo, I would come out with a separate, proprietary camera accessory and force people to buy it...More profitable that way.
     
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    Quite frankly, I don't see the point of one. They were mediocre anyway!
     
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    Remember this likely is prototype hardware.
     
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    We're currently 4-5 months pre-launch. The design is definitely finalized by now. I think this is exactly what we're getting. Has Nintendo ever shown off hardware that didn't end up being exactly what we got?
     
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    This. Why a console/handheld needs to have a camera if it sucks? Just look at 3DSs cameras.
     
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    I don't see the point in having a camera on a video game device. I think past experiences have shown that it was a gimmick that didn't have a real use.

    The gameplay ideas need to come first. It shouldn't be let's add a camera and see what the developers can come with...
    should be the other way round
     
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    Changes can still come later that might include a camera.
    lol
    Still an added cost.


    A camera that connects to the dock? Maybe, but forcing to buy to play a game would be a no go.
     
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    The Wii U gamepad was shown as prototype hardware at E3 in summer, a few months prior to its release in November.
     
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    $ony and Micro$oft have done it...I don't see why Nintendo wouldn't.
     
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    I just watched a video highlighting the differences between the 2011 wiiu gamepad shown at E3 and the finalized design. The gamepads are mostly the same, but notably the button positions were slightly different and the 2011 gamepad's control sticks resembled 3DS circle pads (rather than the traditional console control sticks we ended up getting).

    So you're totally right that Nintendo has shown off prototype hardware in the past. The difference here is that E3 2011 was 17 months before launch, and now we're 3/4 months from launch. If you look at promotional material for the wiiu 3/4 months prior to launch, you'll see that the gamepad was identical to what we ended up getting.

    With that in mind; I don't think the design of the NS is going to change between now and launch. At this point they're already producing units.
     
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    I stand corrected. The Wii U was shown at E3 2011, not at E3 2012 as I thought. It seems this really is finalised hardware.
     
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    Now mulitple the 18.00 dollars by the units they believe are going to ship in the first year, 2 million...that's 36 million dollars they are saving.
     
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    If the nx had a camera we can understand if ar, qr or facial scans will be a thing. Also it shows what resorces we could be limited to for the homebrew that will happen but obiviously far from now
     
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    It's big enough to have a camera.
    It's going to have a camera.
    If the 3DS had a camera, the Switch will have a camera.
     
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    God I hope not. Bad enough I have to see my ugly face in the mirror and during black loading screens. I don't need a camera to give me that grim reminder. :rofl2:
     
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