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The Wii U and 3DS LTD sales have been updated in the latest financial report out of Nintendo, with the Wii U chiming in with 12.8 million units and the 3DS at 56 million. Both are well on pace to be the worst selling devices in their respective history at the company, with the Wii U being the worst selling home console and the 3DS on pace to be the worst selling handheld system. The NX release in the on the horizon, and the good news for Nintendo is that when you start bottoming out, the only direction left to go is back up...

This week in Hyrule, Nintendo decided to drop bombs... but they keep on forgetting what they wrote down, the whole crowd gets so loud... they open their mouths but the words won't come out. That is, words about any details regarding NX beyond a release date. This week Nintendo gave us so much to digest that we're sitting here on Saturday, several days after all the news hit, and we're still trying to digest it all. Matt recaps all of the happenings as best as we can as we look forward to more zany news in the future. Here is a rundown of the news this week...

In case you missed it, there was a ton of news this week. In fact, we've got a nice recap of this week's major stuff right here. So what do we think about all this crazy news? Well, your Editor-in-Chief (me) and your Managing Editor (Darrin) are here to give you our initial reactions to all the zaniness. There is so much to talk about, specifically with Zelda U now becoming Zelda U/NX, a new delay, and the release date for NX (before we even know anything about it no less). There is a lot to take in this week. What are your thoughts on all of this?

After Nintendo reviewed its financial year and released the results, the company decided to create an "Audit/Supervisory Committee and Officer System," according to Nintendo Everything. This will give more power to Nintendo's Board of Directors. Nintendo of America president, Reggie Fils-Amie, and Nintendo of Europe president, Satoru Shibata, are to become executive officers in this new system of management. This new infrastructure should give Nintendo more ability to be corporately balanced... 

Japanese developer Koei Tecmo has collaborated with Nintendo several times over the last few years, having developed high-profile Wii U titles like Hyrule Warriors and Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water. With the two companies working so closely together in recent years, we were expecting to eventually hear news of Koei Tecmo working on Nintendo's next console, the NX. That news has finally been revealed, as an industry analyst confirmed on Twitter that Koei Tecmo has officially begun development on the NX...

Nintendo says that they have major games coming to the 3DS scheduled until the end of the year. The company seeks to boost 3DS sales overseas, and they believe that launching major titles will keep current 3DS owners talking about and buying games for the system, as well as reach different demographics (particularly younger customers and women)...

Reported in a Japanese publication by the name of Nikkei, Nintendo will supposedly be revealing information on the NX's specs this year. This is already old news, as Nintendo president Kimishima already stated this as fact. However, Nikkei also claims that Nintendo will talk about NX's price, features, as well as launch games for the console.

This information seemingly points to a Sony-style reveal event for code name NX, but this is just speculation...

Nintendo seems to have some aversion to giving out information on their console specs. That's not necessarily a huge mistake, but it would be nice to know just how powerful a console is. It looks like Nintendo will be giving us information on the NX's specs however, as president Kimishima had this to say on the console:

“[NX is] not merely the successor to the handheld 3DS or stationary console Wii U. This will be hardware that’s been made with a new way of thinking..."

Japanese publication Nikkei questioned Nintendo president Kimishima on why code name NX will not be launching during the 2016 holiday season. His response was so that Nintendo "wanted to make sure there were games to go along with the NX." This is certainly sound reasoning, as launch titles are important for a new console.

The question is — what launch titles will the NX have? A new Super Mario title seems accurate, and Zelda Wii U/NX will certainly be there (I hope)...

As many of you know by now, Nintendo's fiscal year results were released early this morning. Code name NX is launching in March 2017, Zelda U has been delayed and is releasing on both Wii U and NX, and more. Another interesting tidbit is that Nintendo might not end Wii U production until two years from now in 2018.

While some are treating this information with caution, both Reuters and BBC are reporting that Nintendo president...