Reggie Fils-Aimé on NX "For us it's not about the specs"

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  1. Ericzander

    Ericzander My yellow name hax wore off!

    Feb 28, 2014
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    When Reggie, the president of Nintendo of America, was asked yesterday about how he felt the NX stacks up against the new Xbox and Playstation consoles, he responded in an expected (but still disappointing) way.

    I'm sure that we at the 'temp have a lot to say about this statement. Let us know your opinions below!

    :arrow: Source:
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  2. Justinde75

    Justinde75 VGM Addict

    Feb 14, 2016
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    Weaker then ps4 confirmed and has stupid and useless gimmicks
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  3. KingpinSlim

    KingpinSlim Newbie

    All of what he has to say is only valid and true if games are actually made for the platform.
    If the "experience" he promises is lackluster than it has neither great hardware, nor great games and thats a recipe for disaster.
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  4. TotalInsanity4

    TotalInsanity4 GBAtemp Supreme Overlord

    Dec 1, 2014
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    As I've said in another thread, that doesn't necessarily indicate anything. All this means is that Nintendo is not focusing on putting tech specs first, it's focusing on putting games first. This does not, however, mean that they will put out a console with sub-par specifications
    Last edited by TotalInsanity4, Jun 17, 2016 - Reason: Accidentally put in a contradictory sentence
  5. keven3477

    keven3477 Fresh Prince of Lemonade

    Jul 12, 2012
    United States
    Somewhere i can never find.
    personally I prefer quality content over performance, Nintendo never gets to be the top in specs but the games are fun and enjoyable. I just hope this doesn't push away third party developers.
  6. Bubsy Bobcat

    Bubsy Bobcat sipp

    Jul 8, 2015
    Welp, sounds like the NX will be the Wii U... U.
    Good Night Sweet Prince.
  7. Boogieboo6

    Boogieboo6 @realDonaldTrump

    Jul 30, 2015
    United States
    Maybe if they focused on a stronger console and produced less big hits themselves, more indie developers would want the stronger hardware.
  8. Catastrophic

    Catastrophic Perfectly Normal

    Apr 28, 2012
    Impossible. Nothing could possibly be that much U.
  9. GamerzHell9137

    GamerzHell9137 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 1, 2011
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    "Reggie Fils-Aimé on NX "For us it's not about the specs"

    Confirmed underpowered lol
    Its all about that 720p ;O;
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  10. Silverthorn

    Silverthorn Spiky!

    Mar 27, 2012
    I can't help it sorry.

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  11. Patxinco

    Patxinco Riding a Shooting Star

    Apr 18, 2011
    I'd always prefered to have a good game in my hand that a full hand plenty of stupid games UNFINISHED, with lots of DLC to end it.
    And for the moment, Nintendo is the only one who provides me what i want.

    Nintendo, go ahead!!
  12. sarkwalvein

    sarkwalvein There's hope for a Xenosaga port.

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    I can only say...
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    J/K sorry.

    I totally see this "For us it's not about the specs" becoming some new Nintendo based meme... in a bad way.
  13. Voxel

    Voxel GBAtemp Guru

    Jun 27, 2015
    United Kingdom
    Well it's kinda reassuring that Nintendo like to base their consoles around the content that arrives/will arrive onto it and such; that's understandable, but what about the developers and companies who desire to find/use a really powerful console to create even greater content? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    For me, I feel there are both some clear, logical aspects, but also some illogical aspects...
    But hey! It's mostly Nintendo's decision at the end of the day; what can I do...
  14. TotalInsanity4

    TotalInsanity4 GBAtemp Supreme Overlord

    Dec 1, 2014
    United States
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    Says the guy who created an awesome 3D homebrew game for the Wii U using Unity, some scissors and a paperclip
  15. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ The savior of the broken

    Sep 13, 2009
    So what I am hearing is, another Nintendo system with no 3rd party support because it's going to be grossly inferior to the other systems.
  16. Olmectron

    Olmectron GBAtemp Addict

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    Games are all that matters.

    I'm still playing Zelda and the Wand of Gamelon on my old Phillips CD-i as we speak! Go Nintendo, replicate this timeless masterpiece!
  17. cots

    cots GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 29, 2014
    United States
    He's betting the barn on solely Zelda and forgetting the entire "third party" effect creating unpowered hardware does. It's a stupid move as Nintendo should at least match the specs of the other consoles otherwise the NX is going to flop just like the WiiU did. Dumb, dumb dumb.
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  18. Chary

    Chary Never sleeps.

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    Oct 2, 2012
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    First party content can only carry you so far, as the Wii U proved. All Nintendo has to do is to make a console on par with the current competitors, so that third party companies can release games across the big 3 platforms easily. From there on out, Nintendo just has to focus on fixing it's online functions/friend system/etc and they would be golden. Ridiculous.
  19. Jao Chu

    Jao Chu GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Aug 20, 2013
    straya m8
    Uh oh, here we go again. Where have we all heard that before, lads?

    In b4 minor hardware update!
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  20. vayanui8

    vayanui8 GBAtemp Maniac

    Nov 11, 2013
    United States
    Will they ever learn. It sounds like they're making the same exact mistakes that caused the Wii U to flop. Disappointing to say the least
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