Nintendo QoL Sleep Monitor Announced

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  1. FireGrey
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    On the note of how they aim for non-installation, hopefully they allow access to the cloud service through the internet using something like the physical web rather than an app.
    This is an incredibly big market for Nintendo to get into and they've had a pretty good history with health related products, perhaps the biggest tech company involved with consumer health.
     


  2. Duo8

    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    Iwata will now watch over your dreams.
     
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    fuck yes now i can play games while i sleep!!...if only that's what it really did :creep:
     
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    I never thought I would see Nintendo making something modern besides videogames...
    Still that looks pretty interesting, I will be watching this one.
     
  5. WiiCube_2013

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    A product that watches me sleep? They'd better give it for free with Club Nintendo points.
     
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    In Soviet Russia, Game plays You!

    Okay I tried.

    Interesting to see how far this is going with pretty much everyone bringing sport and/or smart devices with a variety of features
     
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    To Brain Streaming.
    Imagine that and the game saves too and when you wake up you can continue.
     
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    Your avatar makes this post oh so perfect.
     
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    Is this for when the next New Super Mario title puts players to sleep?
     
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    And now for some bad puns:

    Nintendoes what sony and microsdont. :P
    Iwata: "well, since we're on the opposite side of 'exciting', we might as well make a buck on that side"
    Nintendo not only tracks every step you take, but will now also track you when you don't move.
    Wii fit U 2* balance board trainer: "hi there. I used to ask whether you had a good night's sleep, but thanks to your miidreambuddy, I know it even better than you. :) "



    But on a more serious note: color me interested. The only problem I foresee is the timing. As it stands, there's hardly any market on that field (I hate to break it to you, Joe88, but those aren't exactly mainstream products...yet). It's certainly an original concept, and they've done other weird stuff that turns out alright (like the balance board or the wii). Sure, it seems weird that it's in no way tied to video gaming or even gaming in general, but I'm convinced they'll tie it to their main product line sooner or later (that brain controlling is way too futuristic, but it's more likely that the actual device will be shaped like those amiibo's).




    *I can already hear the marketeers shouting "I TOLD you guys we should have named it wii u fit. But noooo, you INSISTED wii fit u was a decent name. "
     
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    That would be terrible. Most people would forget all about what they did while they were asleep. It's the same as someone else playing your game and progressing on your save file every night.
     
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    Inb4 Nintendo bankruptcy.
     
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    Its purpose it to make lucid dreaming easier to achieve, but puts it into a form relative to video games.
     
  15. soulx

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    Even if really wanted to track my sleep for some reason, the recently announced Microsoft Band looks way better for this. I don't see where Nintendo is going with this.
     
  16. Reisyukaku

    Reisyukaku Onii-sama~

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    So will i be stuck with rated E dreams? eww..
     
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    Rated E for "erotic". :P
     
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    This guy gets it.
     
  19. DSAndi

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    Hmm what should that be good for ?
    I actually have a Xiaomi Mi band that did cost me 18$. It counts steps and tracking my sleep phases. Has some alarm functions and 3 LEDs to check how much more u need for goal.
    Does vibrate if u hit goal or call and notification comes and battery last at least 30 days ( actually i use it for 3 weeks now and its still 3/4 full.

    So actually i wont need the Nintendo thingy. They should start get games and do better consoles, not make things no one needs in 2016 if u already have it in 2014.
     
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    "Nintendo Love Hotels"....now in the comfort of your own dreams.
     
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