Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Nintendo finalizes with Revolution

Well shortly after Sony's announcement of the PS3, Nintendo finally revealed what they had behind closed curtains. After all the speculation going on, Nintendo made it official that their new console will be called Nintendo Revolution.

Acoording to Nintendo, Revolution will be about the thickness of three standard DVD cases and only slightly longer. The versatile Revolution will play either horizontally or vertically, allowing the user total flexibility in setting up a gaming session wherever they have a television.

Although Nintendo has always opted using their own propriety media formats, they have opted for the more standardized medium, the DVD. If you're a loyal Nintendo fan, do not worry because the Revolution will be backward compatible in a revolutionary way, allowing all previous Nintendo console games to be played. According to Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata, gamers will be able to download NES, Super NES, and N64 games. You can get every Nintendo game ever made. In addition to this, the Revolution will offer Wi-Fi online connection out of the box.
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