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Acrylic
05-17-2005, 12:46 PM
So yeah, I win. I made all of the system threads. But with good reason this time too!

Here is what the Nintendo "Revolution" will look like.

http://www.1up.com/media?id=1897381&type=lg

http://cubemedia.ign.com/cube/image/article/615/615008/e3-2005-revolution-revealed-20050517010646774.jpg

I have got to say, that is one tiny and sexy mofo. :p

Also, it's rumored that it will be at least 3 times more powerful than the Gamecube, and easier to program for.

Tokarev
05-17-2005, 12:57 PM
Originally posted by Acrylic
So yeah, I win. I made all of the system threads. But with good reason this time too!

It was a race to create all three console threads? http://forums.cncden.com/images/smilies/moosmilies/wiggle.gif

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 12:58 PM
Originally posted by Tokarev
It was a race to create all three console threads? http://forums.cncden.com/images/smilies/moosmilies/wiggle.gif

Nah, just had to say it. I can't believe no one else made a Nintendo Revolution thread yet. *shrugs*

El Sitherino
05-17-2005, 01:12 PM
Sexiest. Console. Ever.

:emodanc:

*edit*

*looks at it again*
... I'm so buying that.

jon_hill987
05-17-2005, 01:14 PM
oooooh! shiny!

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 02:11 PM
Originally posted by InsaneSith
Sexiest. Console. Ever.

:emodanc:

*edit*

*looks at it again*
... I'm so buying that.

I know what you mean. I totally have to get a job this summer so I can get my self all the sweet new consoles.

But I really have high hopes for Nintendo, and I hope they come out with higher sales this time around, since it's rumored that if Nintendo doesn't do well this time, they're out of the console biz.

Also, it's rumored that the Revolution will have all the classic games in their online database that's accessible (sp?), like games from the NES, SNES, possibly N64, and is backwards compatible with the Gamecube.

But, we'll know for sure in an hour or two, since the press conference is going on now.



Gosh, it's so sexy. :p

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 02:34 PM
More pictures people!

http://cubemedia.ign.com/cube/image/article/615/615030/e3-2005-high-res-revolution-images-20050517072751947.jpg

http://cubemedia.ign.com/cube/image/article/615/615030/e3-2005-high-res-revolution-images-20050517072756634.jpg

Extremely Hi-res pics:

http://cubemedia.ign.com/cube/image/article/615/615030/e3-2005-high-res-revolution-images-20050517022356433.jpg

http://cubemedia.ign.com/cube/image/article/615/615030/e3-2005-high-res-revolution-images-20050517022402307.jpg

http://cubemedia.ign.com/cube/image/article/615/615030/e3-2005-high-res-revolution-images-20050517022407369.jpg

jon_hill987
05-17-2005, 02:39 PM
The image “http://cubemedia.ign.com/cube/image/article/615/615030/e3-2005-high-res-revolution-images-20050517022356433.jpg” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.

I get the same for all of them.

Tokarev
05-17-2005, 02:40 PM
All contain errors... Try here for them.

http://media.cube.ign.com/articles/615/615030/imgs_1.html

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 02:47 PM
Originally posted by Tokarev
All contain errors... Try here for them.

http://media.cube.ign.com/articles/615/615030/imgs_1.html

Hmm, weird.

I should have posted pics to the gallery in the first place.

Oh well.

El Sitherino
05-17-2005, 03:08 PM
Just click on the address bar and hit enter and it will work.

StormHammer
05-17-2005, 03:17 PM
Am I the only one who thinks it just looks like a black CD-ROM drive from a PC...without all the trailing cables? :confused:

Don't get me wrong...I like the size, but the design looks like someone took a CD-ROM drive and put it in a shiny box.

They should have made it look like an actual book - and called it the GameBook. :p

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 03:52 PM
According to Engadget, that picture is only a prototype. And that it will be smaller than that.

They gave out no specific information, like games or anything.

And that you'll have acces to 20 years worth of Nintendo games with this thing.

EDIT: http://www.engadget.com/entry/1234000667043658/

There are some specs.

IG-64
05-17-2005, 05:06 PM
Bah, I would've made a thread, but I was asleep.

If anyone couldn't tell yet, I love Nintendo.

*Goes to make a signature*

ZBomber
05-17-2005, 05:11 PM
I want to E-Sex this Revolution! :eek:

Looks awesome, if it has good games, it'll probably be the best newgen console.

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 05:15 PM
Originally posted by ZBomber
I want to E-Sex this Revolution! :eek:

Looks awesome, if it has good games, it'll probably be the best newgen console.

In terms of power, it'll be way below the Xbox360 and way below the PS3.

I will eventually get all 3, but if the price is low enough on this one, I'm considering getting this first, on account of the fact that old school games are able to be played, and hopefully downloadable.

IG-64
05-17-2005, 05:15 PM
Smash Bros. will be launch game...


Iwata then talks about backward compatibility. "Redefining term of backward compatability." It's a virtual console, able to download 20 years of Nintendo content. You will be able to Download NES, Super NES and N64 games. You can get every Nintendo game ever made.

:eek:

ZBomber
05-17-2005, 05:25 PM
I am getting this no matter what. The two things IG quoted alone are enough to make me get it, even if the prices exceeds $300. :eek:

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 05:29 PM
Originally posted by ZBomber
I am getting this no matter what. The two things IG quoted alone are enough to make me get it, even if the prices exceeds $300. :eek:

I wouldn't be surprised if the PS3 and Xbox360 exceed $300, but if the Revolution does, it would be highway robbery.

You see, the reason consoles are expensive like that is becuase of what's in them. And compared to the PS3 and Xbox360, there's not enough power in the Revolution. Like, they even said, it'll be 2-3 times more powerful than the Gamecube, while the PS3 is boasting 35 times more power.

I wouldn't be surprised at a $200-$250 price range for the Revolution.

Mike Windu
05-17-2005, 05:30 PM
I hope it'll have more juice than xbox360, but I'm diggin the downloading thing.

*awaits reliving snes/nes days with great glee*:D

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 05:32 PM
Originally posted by Mike Windu
I hope it'll have more juice than xbox360

It won't.

Oh well, it'll still compete with the Ps3 and Xbox360. I mean, 20 years worth of backwards compatibility should give them some business. :D

El Sitherino
05-17-2005, 05:32 PM
Originally posted by Acrylic
In terms of power, it'll be way below the Xbox360 and way below the PS3.
That might be true, but I don't see anything to suggest that as of yet. Hell the PS2 wasn't nearly as powerful as sony had claimed, how do we know they aren't bull****ting their specs again?

And the GameCube is easily 10x as powerful as the ps2.

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 05:34 PM
Originally posted by InsaneSith
That might be true, but I don't see anything to suggest that as of yet. Hell the PS2 wasn't nearly as powerful as sony had claimed, how do we know they aren't bull****ting their specs again?

Well, if you take a look at the specs on that thing, you'll see, it's a beast. 2 teraflops don't lie. :p

El Sitherino
05-17-2005, 05:42 PM
Originally posted by Acrylic
Well, if you take a look at the specs on that thing, you'll see, it's a beast. 2 teraflops don't lie. :p Sony said similiar things when announcing the PS2, and it's the weakest of the current generation. They were boasting amazing stuff, that when we got it, wasn't anything like we were told.

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 06:05 PM
Originally posted by InsaneSith
Sony said similiar things when announcing the PS2, and it's the weakest of the current generation. They were boasting amazing stuff, that when we got it, wasn't anything like we were told.

True. But I have good faith in Sony this time. The console "war" is really close, that I don't think Sony would make the same mistake as last time.

Hermie
05-17-2005, 06:09 PM
I was not very excited about Rev. Now I'm having multiple erections at the same time.

IG-64
05-17-2005, 06:26 PM
Lets see...

PS3 = 35x PS2
Sony's BS = -5
Gamecube = 10x more than PS2
Rev. = Gamecube x 3
PS3 = 30
Rev. = 30

:p

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 06:37 PM
Originally posted by IG-64
Lets see...

PS3 = 35x PS2
Sony's BS = -5
Gamecube = 10x more than PS2
Rev. = Gamecube x 3
PS3 = 30
Rev. = 30

:p

Actually, no. Gamecube is not 10x more than the PS2.

Mike Windu
05-17-2005, 07:24 PM
Bah, they'll both be great systems to play on.

:p

Bob Lion54
05-17-2005, 07:58 PM
To me it looks like a memory card.

I just want to see a Legend of Zelda game on it.

Hopefully they will make a Mario game as well. Not a Luigi or Yoshi game, but a real Mario game. Not paper Mario either.

I have all the Nintendo consoles, so I will buy this one. The backwards compatibality feature is awsome, but I only see a place for disks.

Im really exited now:D

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 08:08 PM
Originally posted by Lion54
I have all the Nintendo consoles, so I will buy this one. The backwards compatibality feature is awsome, but I only see a place for disks.

You kinda shoulda read what was said before. :p

"Iwata then talks about backward compatibility. "Redefining term of backward compatability." It's a virtual console, able to download 20 years of Nintendo content. You will be able to Download NES, Super NES and N64 games. You can get every Nintendo game ever made."

ZBomber
05-17-2005, 09:32 PM
Anyone know if online charges/download charges will apply? Didn't see that on there, so kinda curious.

Acrylic
05-17-2005, 10:01 PM
Originally posted by ZBomber
Anyone know if online charges/download charges will apply? Didn't see that on there, so kinda curious.

I'm sure they'll charge you for the games.

But I don't know how much. We'll probably know later this week, or most likely, later this year.

Bob Lion54
05-17-2005, 11:37 PM
Originally posted by Acrylic
You kinda shoulda read what was said before. :p

"Iwata then talks about backward compatibility. "Redefining term of backward compatability." It's a virtual console, able to download 20 years of Nintendo content. You will be able to Download NES, Super NES and N64 games. You can get every Nintendo game ever made."

:fist: Sometimes the answer is right in front of you. hehe

I read that, too. I was about to go to bed, though.

Note to self: do not post tired.

IG-64
05-17-2005, 11:41 PM
You probably scrolled by it thinking I was just quoting someone in the thread.

Anyways... *commenses shameless boasting about sexy new sig*

Seph
05-18-2005, 12:11 AM
I'll get the cheapest, then get the others on budget prices. but 20 years of backwards compadability? that's one EXTREAME MOTHER ****ER

TiE23
05-18-2005, 12:18 AM
Ohhhhhh....From ign.com
Aparently, the Nintendo Revolution pic that appeared on the internet recently was infact the memory card (100,000 blocks) of the Nintendo Revolution. The size was nessisary because of the on board capasitor needed to make it work. Nintendo and IGN appologize for the exitment as we admit the real Revolution is like an overweight Xbox with a memory problem.
Link (http://sorry.ign.com/ignsorry/404.html?svr=apps44&when=Tue+May+17+19%3A55%3A42+PDT+2005&rqst=/ounked)



Blah! I keed, I keed! Looks really sexy and cheap! :animelol:

TiE

Neverhoodian
05-18-2005, 12:36 AM
Oh my God...twenty years worth of Nintendo games...available for download...legally...OH MY GOD!!! :eek:

*runs around screaming and smacks into a wall* (been a while since I've done that, hasn't it? :p )

That alone would be worth buying it for. I just hope they don't mean just first party games, but it doesn't sound like it. They'd better have Space Station: Silicon Valley for download. I swear, that game's one of the best (and most overlooked) N64 games EVER.

coupes.
05-18-2005, 02:52 AM
I came, I saw and I pissed my pants. :D

I knew I was right to put my faith into the big N once more... The console looks amazing, by far the best looking console ever made IMHO. The backwards compatibility is really impressive ans I'm sure... I know it's only the tip of the iceberg. I can't wait to see what other amazing features it will have... Right now I just wish I could get my hand on this beauty :D

BongoBob
05-18-2005, 03:22 AM
****, I didn't know there was more than one Rev thread...

*deletes post he just made there*

and on topic, SWEET FLAMING MONKEY CHEESE ON A STICK!

Rev will pwn :D

abespam
05-18-2005, 05:47 AM
no internal hdd?

Astrotoy7
05-18-2005, 07:56 AM
That looks cool :) I just hope the devs will support it this time 'round.. I also hope there will be a Rogue Squadron 4 on the N-Rev ! Imagine vaping online foes in your xwing with next gen grafix..... awesome :)

now, we just have to wait a bit longer to see what the ps3 will look like too :)

mtfbwya

toms
05-18-2005, 08:42 AM
wow. Its gone from a forum full of people who thought the Rev had no chance to a load of drooling fanboys in under 30 seconds :D

Who says consoles don't sell on looks??? :D

It does look very sweet, best of all three. But as usual big N haven't given much away in terms of specs. We still know far less about this one than the other two.

I seriouslt doubt it will be less powerfull than the 360, what with it coming out several months later. But i guess we won't know till we get more specs.

SD slot on both this AND the PS3??? Cool!

Downloadable virtual console... sounds cool, but it depends on pricing. Since i already have almost every NES and SNES game on my xbox for free they'd have to do something special to make them worth paying for. And, except for the odd game, to be honest most of them aren't worth more than a quick nostalgia blast. Game design has moved on, and they are a lot harder than current games.
N64 games might be worth a $ or $$ though.

The hard drive question is gonna be interesting... though as it is only an option on the other two consoles it may not be used by that many people.

Anyone notice how N have made a complete 180 on a lot of their GCN stances? They said with GCN that online didn't matter, and that they wanted a pure games console, not a multimedia centre like the PS2 and XBOX. Now they are talking about it being a multimedia centre. ;-)

does it play dvds?

PS/ Remember when sony said the PS2 could render Toy Story in real time? :rolleyes:

Bob Lion54
05-18-2005, 11:52 AM
Originally posted by toms

PS/ Remember when sony said the PS2 could render Toy Story in real time? :rolleyes:

I remember that. I think the advertising department must have misunderstood the specs. I doubt Sony would flat out lie. :cool: (http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/Lion54/Random/Sarcastically.bmp)

jokemaster
05-18-2005, 02:26 PM
If the download old games stuff is free, GOODBYE SOCIAL LIFE!

I wonder if they'll have the Super Star Wars games for the SNES and the NES. I'm downloading the original Rouge Squadron just to compare.

Also, the fact that it's going to be even smaller when it comes out.......HOW!? it'll end up being a DVD case and that's it.

I saw a screenshot w/ different colors on it, looked pretty slick, but I don't ahve the link. There was green, black, red, and silver I think.

And isn't it ironic that people are arguing over wether it has enough graphical power whilst at the same time raving over being able to play 20 year old games on it?

My faith for nintendo has been rewarded. I can die in peace now.

IG-64
05-18-2005, 02:54 PM
Originally posted by jokemaster
And isn't it ironic that people are arguing over wether it has enough graphical power whilst at the same time raving over being able to play 20 year old games on it?
XD
Originally posted by jokemaster
My faith for nintendo has been rewarded. I can die in peace now.
Damn straight.

Acrylic
05-18-2005, 08:10 PM
Originally posted by toms
Anyone notice how N have made a complete 180 on a lot of their GCN stances? They said with GCN that online didn't matter, and that they wanted a pure games console, not a multimedia centre like the PS2 and XBOX. Now they are talking about it being a multimedia centre. ;-)

does it play dvds?

They never really talked about it being a multimedia centre, because so far, I haven't heard of stuff like streaming video chat, and whatnot.

But yeah, it can play DVD's.

http://nintendo.co.jp/n10/e3_2005/revo/large_img/revo_8l.jpg

Here's a pic of the multi-color Revs.

ZBomber
05-18-2005, 08:36 PM
Bah, DVDs. Most people already have a DVD player, it's kinda useless to include one in Revolution (assuming it'll jack up the price a bit)

Acrylic
05-18-2005, 09:11 PM
Originally posted by ZBomber
Bah, DVDs. Most people already have a DVD player, it's kinda useless to include one in Revolution (assuming it'll jack up the price a bit)

It's an add-on.

TiE23
05-18-2005, 10:12 PM
Originally posted by Acrylic
It's an add-on. Software add-on or like, an attachment?

Wat?

TiE

Acrylic
05-18-2005, 10:22 PM
Originally posted by TiE 23
Software add-on or like, an attachment?

Wat?

TiE

No idea. I take it's an add on to the system.

Lynk Former
05-19-2005, 01:01 AM
Fools. E3 isn't over yet... this is only the beginning of the Revolution!! :evil2:

Mike Windu
05-19-2005, 08:20 AM
Muahha....

The console itself looks kinda cool. I did like the GC design but this is nice too.

IG-64
05-19-2005, 09:08 AM
Originally posted by Lynk Former
Fools. E3 isn't over yet... this is only the beginning of the Revolution!! :evil2:

*puts knife to Lynk's neck*

You know something.

TALK!

Lynk Former
05-19-2005, 10:21 AM
;)


On another note, Nintendo has plans to turn the NDS into an internet phone (only to other NDS's) with DSpeak.



Oh and Astro... here ya go:

http://ps3media.ign.com/ps3/image/article/614/614619/e3-2005-ps3-official-20050516053247390.jpg
The PS3 + Controller.

more images @ http://media.ps3.ign.com/articles/614/614619/imgs_1.html

toms
05-19-2005, 01:49 PM
I'm not actually clear what multimedia capabilities it HAS, but they definately refered to it in that way. Probably marketing speak.

They should just do a deal with skype. SkypeDS with skypeIn and skypeOut would rule... :D

Lynk Former
05-21-2005, 12:52 PM
Nintendo has the most history in the gaming industry and the most experience. Yes, I am a fan of Nintendo, but I don't follow blindly and do consider the other two companies as very powerful figures in the gaming industry. Sony targets older gamers specifically and Microsoft goes even further to target those who would most likely stick with PC games. Nintendo on the other hand does things different. In fact they haven't changed in the last 20 years in terms of where they want to go. They have said it many times, they are about making games. And to further that, they are about making games for everybody. Because of this, many people believe that they are only meant for kids due to the marketting efforts of Sony and to a lesser extent, Microsoft. Sony is the assassin that is trying to destroy Nintendo, and it's no secret either lol.

Nintendo has accepted that there are a lot of gamers out there who aren't satisfied with them. But they also know that their games are still very popular. They will continue to make Mario games, Zelda, Metroid, F-Zero, Smash Bros, Kirby, Pokemon, Donkey Kong, (I could go on and on lol) and all their other franchises as long as people still want them. And people do still want those games to be made. Nintendo is also introducing new franchises for the Nintendo DS and for the Nintendo Revolution. Nintendo has already confirmed that a new franchise is being created as we speak for the Nintendo Revolution. They have also made it clear that they will step up their production of exclusive games. And best of all, they have shown us that they will bring back all those games from the NES, SNES and N64 as well as the GCN backwards compatibility. 20 years worth of gaming history will be available on their next generation console.

However Nintendo isn't stuck in the past. They have stated very clearly that they hope to make an impact and head into the future of gaming and do things that the other two companies would never do. Like the Nintendo DS, the Nintendo Revolution hopes to change the way people see games with a new interface. Nintendo also hopes to make games easier to develop and we already know that the Nintendo Revolution will be the easiest console to develop for. We also know that Nintendo is using regular sized DVDs for the Revolution. Games will be cheaper on the Revolution than they will be on the Xbox360 and the PS3. Developers will find it easier and cheaper to makes games for the Revolution which will encourage a lot of third party support. It will also encourage a lot of developers who are just starting in the business and don't have that much money to develop games but have great ideas.

No the Revolution will most likely not be the most powerful system in the next generation lineup, but it will be the most efficient, the cheapest, and the one with 20 years of Nintendo history to back it up as well as features that won't be found on the competitors systems. In recent interviews it has been stated that the controller for the Revolution will include many features that the other two companies will not have, but it will also be able to play games traditionally because of the 20 years worth of backward compatibility. We will be able to control all of the legacy games with the Revolution controller which will also have those unique features which will make Nintendo stand apart from the rest.

Nintendo has also stated very clearly that they are going to provide free online support for the Nintendo Revolution just as they are with the Nintendo DS. Everything will be free, and available for anyone who owns a Revolution and/or DS. Nintendo has also stated that they are working towards attracting people who AREN'T gamers. And so far they have done an extremely good job of doing that with the Nintendo DS. Nintendo is aiming to open up a new group to the gaming industry while they also please those who have stuck with them all the way. They're also attracting people who like the old days of Nintendo's history.

Nintendo won't be the top dog of the next generation. But they will do a lot better in the next generation than they have this generation. I'm certain that they will be able to secure a comfortable 2nd place spot in the next generation.

Mike Windu
05-21-2005, 01:07 PM
Smash Bros Now! :p

I like the WiFi feature that Nintendo is putting in. That means I can play the Revolution without all those cords in my computer and stuff :p

Supposedly Revolution isn't the console's final name, either. >_>

ZBomber
05-21-2005, 10:16 PM
WHOA WHOA WHOA

You can download the older games and use the internet for free?

I love Nintendo....