Near field comunication

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  1. pwsincd
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    Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The Wii U GamePad has the ability to communicate wirelessly with objects that are held above it. This allows for a variety of interesting new possibilities for games and activities.What exactly do they mean by this ?? or is there suggested examples floating around ?
     
  2. Smuff

    Smuff Fossilized Gamer

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    I smell some kind of "Skylanders" crap, probably featuring Pokymans ?
     
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    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    well if games require a NFC of something then its harder to pirate also :D
     
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    Arras GBAtemp Guru

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    Yeah, something like Skylanders, but also holding your creditcard near it for easy eShop purchases (probably).
     
  5. LightyKD

    LightyKD Future CEO of OUYA Inc.

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    WOW, you people are really late on the NFC news...



    Skip to 01:27 and enjoy!
     
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    Could be also used together with Smartphones, like wave your Nexus 4 over the Gamepad and continue reading the webpage on the go or vise versa.
     
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  7. Treeko

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    This does look interesting,hope they do something with it for Mario ;)
     
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    the guy grabbed the assasins creed chappie , was that inferring he was going to introduce him into rayman , surely the fuck not. lol.. would be cool though sharing characters into other games..
     
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    DeadlyFoez GBAtemp Guru

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    You never know. It could be quite possible. They would probably need to mandate a standardization with character info and texture for the data that the nfc will transmit, then it could be easily possible to use characters from other games.
     
  10. pwsincd
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    yeah i understand that , i guess there would be corporate issues though
     
  11. HorreC

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    WOW I can see if they do this system wide where these "collectables" can be used in many games. you buy one he gets used in any game that wants to use them and its only pulled from system memory