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Earlier today we reported on a Let's Play Video Gamesrumor regarding the NX detachable controllers and how they are capable of motion controls. Industry insider Emily Rogers, who has a decent track record regarding Nintendo reports, later stated the rumor "has truth." This certainly adds some more credibility to LPVG's article. She went on to drop a few more tidbits of information regarding the NX's touch screen...

Nintendo's new console, code-name NX, is on all of our minds these days as its reveal is looming closer. There is no official date set in stone as far as the public is concerned, but we do know Nintendo specified it would be in the fall. It is widely accepted that NX is a portable console with detachable controllers using the Nvidia Tegra X1 (or possibly the X2) chip, as many sources have backed the initial report from Eurogamer. Now, another site has crawled out of the woodwork to add their support to the claims, and...

To say this current generation has been underwhelming for Nintendo would be an understatement. First, they overpriced the 3DS comparative to market value and then failed to offer enough compelling content at launch to have consistent sales success. After correcting both issues eight or so months later, they repeated those same issues again with the Wii U, though it was far more than price and the lack of killer software at launch that lead to that failure. The 3DS was able to recover and reach respectable numbers thanks...

Last month, Eurogamer put out a report claiming NX will be a portable console with detachable controllers. Nintendo filed a few patents today that line up with this report, as the patents show a handheld electronic device with controllers that can attach to it. The first two talk about tracking hand/gestures in a bit more detail than older Nintendo patents, but the third one is what really lines up with recent reports. The patent talks about an attachable accessory which can be added to the side of the device. This is most likely the "detachable controller" Eurogamer brought up, as the attachable accessory is shown to be physical buttons...

We talked about the  new Nintendo Selects heading your way later this year earlier this week, including the absolutely fantastic The Wind Waker HD. Today, Amazon has put up pre-orders for the titles that will all release on August 26th. All Nintendo Select titles regardless of platform cost just $19.99 and typically feature some of the very best the 3DS and Wii U has to offer. Here's a full rundown of links for all Nintendo Select title pre-orders from the new batch...

It's been awhile since we had any new information on the NES Classic Edition, but that changes today as a newly translated radio interview with Nintendo of Canada's Communication's Manager, Julie Gagnon. She really opened up on a slew of features, including the fact there are three viewing modes while playing the game, as well as a new save system that sounds an awful lot like save states, a very convenient form of saving that is popular among emulation where you can save anywhere, at any time, and go back to that save should you die or make a mistake. The game will also feature the traditional long form save...

The plot continues to thicken for the NX rumor mill. Eurogamer initially broke out their big guns to spill details on what their sources are claiming the NX is. Other media outlets have virtually been reconfirming that information ever since. However, today we had some rather interesting news come across our desk that goes beyond that initial report. MCV out of the UK is reporting from their own sources "close to Nintendo" that the NX is going to have Breath of the Wild, a new Mario game, and a new Pokemon title...

If you plan to browse the Nintendo 3DS eShop or play a few rounds of Tri Force Heroes on Sunday night, you might want to reschedule those plans. Some maintenance is scheduled for the 3DS network around then, so it would be wise to get in your play time before then. This is most likely just routine maintenance—I wouldn't expect anything major to happen once the network goes back up.

Regardless, here are the times for network maintenance...

Digital Foundry, a branch of Eurogamer, released a video last week talking about the potential technology going into Nintendo's NX system. To keep you updated, you can get a nice recap of the NX report here. They are analyzing the part of the report that talks about Nvidia's Tegra! tech, specifically in regards to the X1. The spec breakdown is this...

The plot thickens as more Nintendo NX reports appear. We've heard from Eurogamer that the device is a portable console, and MCV claims it will be cheaper than expected. Since these do not come from Nintendo themselves, we should be taking them with a grain of salt. The same goes for this next report from the Wall Street Journal. The publication backs up Eurogamer's report, and also claims NX will play Nintendo's mobile games such as Miitomo...