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About a year ago, Nintendo teased that they were working on new hardware under the code name NX. Official information has been scarce, but the rumor mill has been as active as can be. According to multiple reports, Nintendo NX dev kits have been sent out to some third-party partners, but strict non-disclosure agreements are in place to keep anything from leaking.

That said, industry insiders like Liam Robertson (known for uncovering details on cancelled games for Unseen64) have been passing along tidbits from their inside sources. According to a tweet from Robertson, mega publisher EA is among those with a Nintendo NX development kit, and the two companies will be meeting in March to discuss potential plans. Robertson believes that EA's interest in NX is still very much in the early stages, and that EA is still unsure about developing for the platform.

YouTuber SuperMetalDave64 who runs NintenGen has been posting a series of juicy rumors which he claims come from a verified Nintendo of America employee. As with all rumors, we advise you to be skeptical, but some of what he claims has been corroborated by other sources. In addition to reporting that NX supports Unreal Engine 4, two Final Fantasy games are coming to NX, and a Pokémon 20th Anniversary game is on the way, Dave claims to have inside info on the NX launch.

According to his sources, Nintendo NX will be launching in 2016, as many have speculated. Additionally, he reports that "Zelda NX" is set to release at launch or during the launch window, which would end in March, 2017. Although not explicitly stated, it appears that he's referring to an NX version of the Zelda game already in development for Wii U, as he states "Nintendo is trying to release Zelda Wii U and Zelda NX at the same time period for the holiday season 2016." Click below for more.

Years after its reveal, indie puzzle game The Witness finally launched on PlayStation 4 and PC on January 26th, and there are indications that it will come to Xbox One as well. But what about Nintendo? Developer Jonathan Blow responded to this question on Twitter, stating that it's unlikely he could bring the game to Wii U, but he "will see" about Nintendo's next console, the mysterious NX.

Blow has previously stated that the game needs at least 5 gigabytes of RAM to work with, and Wii U only has 1 gigabyte of RAM dedicated to games. However, the specs of Nintendo's next console remain unknown, so anything's possible. Would you like to see The Witness on a Nintendo platform in the future?

We've recently seen a lot of rumors about the NX, specifically regarding the ability to support Unreal Engine 4 and the amount of dev kits that have been made available to developers. The source of these rumors, YouTuber "SuperMetaldave64," has given us yet another one. According to an unnamed source, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Final Fantasy XV will be ported to the NX. This source isn't a developer on either project, but apparently he has been correct about some rumors in the past. We don't have any sort of evidence that this is true, though, so it's important to take this rumor with a grain of salt.

Head after the jump for more information!

There have been tons of rumors about the NX swirling around ever since Nintendo first mentioned the existence of their next console. But in the past few weeks, we've heard a few that particularly caught our eye: first Kimishima said that Nintendo will share details on NX "not too late" in 2016, which lends credence to the speculation that the console will launch later this year. A developer also speculated that it's coming out this year, based on information they heard from Nintendo that they're giving dev kits only to a select few developers.

In this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia, this came up as one of our subjects for The Gossip Stone. The Gossip Stone is a new segment we debuted last week where we discuss recent Nintendo-related rumors and determine where they're "True," or "Trubbish." Check out the discussion video after the jump for our full thoughts on the truth behind this Mother 3 rumor, as well as some speculation about its English title, its release date, and more. Or, if reading textual articles are more your style, keep reading for a brief, brief summary.

About a week ago, we reported on a rumor that Nintendo is only giving out NX development kits to a select group of close second-party and third-party partners at this time. This report came from YouTuber "SuperMetaldave64," and he claims that his source is a developer that's working on a PlayStation 4 game and looking to release it on NX as well.

This initial rumor has now been followed up with more details, as the developer has apparently revealed more information. According to the new report, the developer's game runs on Unreal Engine 4, and they've been assured by Nintendo that NX will support the popular graphics engine; Wii U did not. The developer also claimed that Nintendo is giving out Software Development Kits to companies on the waiting list for an NX development kit (they're still being stingy with the development kits themselves, apparently) so that developers can begin working. As with all rumors, this story is unconfirmed at this point in time and should be taken with a grain of salt. You can check out the video breakdown by clicking below.

Today is Nintendo Week's one-year anniversary! So we're celebrating in a big way: not only is today's episode extra long, but we're introducing tons of new Nintendo-inspired podcast segments over the next few weeks, starting with three new ones right now.

Join Alex, Ben, and Colin as they discuss a mountain of news, including a new Pokémon, Undertale's upcoming appearance on Nintendo consoles, whether Link should have dialogue in Zelda, incoming Amiibo of Callie and Marie, and Nintendo's research into using VR. After the break we introduce two more new segments: The Gossip Stone, where we dissect the latest rumors from the Nintendosphere and deem them True or Trubbish (subjects include Mother 3's western release, Star Fox Zero's development struggles, and NX's 2016 launch date), and "The Glitz Pit," a podcast-game segment where YOU join us in a fight for ultimate glory. You can check out the episode below—or if you'd like to save it to listen later, you can check the latest episode out on iTunes or SoundCloud, available now. And if you'd like to learn more about any of the stories we discuss, be sure to head past the jump for the full list of links!

We know very few official details about Nintendo's upcoming "NX" console, but rumors abound, and today we have another one. Insider "SuperMetalDave" (who has leaked information in the past, some accurate and some not), spoke with a game developer currently working on a PlayStation 4 game. The developer (who confirmed his credentials to SuperMetalDave but has to remain anonymous to the public) is working on a graphics-intensive PlayStation 4 game, and his company has some interest in bringing it to NX as well.

In attempting to acquire an NX dev kit, the company learned that Nintendo has issued dev kits to key partners (both second-party and third-party), but most developers have to wait, as Nintendo is carefully screening early dev kit applicants. Developers have been informed of a date when NX dev kits will be available to more than just a select few. Although this is largely speculation, the developer believes (based on the timing of the public developer date) that NX will be released this year. You can watch a video breakdown of this rumor by clicking below.

Nintendo just released its earnings report for the quarter of October 1st - December 31st, 2015, and President Tatsumi Kimishima briefly met with the press afterwards to make some statements and field a few questions. A lot of people were hoping we'd hear more news about the upcoming Nintendo NX (a dedicated gaming device that Nintendo teased last year), but Kimishima was not quite ready to discuss that topic. However, he did state that Nintendo will provide an update on that topic "not too late in the course of this year." We'll be on the lookout for any and all NX news as it breaks.

Nintendo Switch's online service will be priced somewhere between $17.50 and $26.50 a year, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima has revealed. The paid service will begin sometime in the fall of 2017, following a free trial period that will begin when the console launches. According to Kimishima, Nintendo will start charging for the service in order to support online features such as multiplayer, in addition to the free monthly download of classic games.

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There are tons of gaming enthusiast podcasts out in the wild, but almost none of the top-tier podcasts are made specifically for Nintendo fans. That's where we come in! We here at Gamnesia are bringing you a new episode of "Nintendo Week," a podcast made for Nintendo fans by Nintendo fans.

This week featured a ton of news, including new games like Detective Pikachu, some credible rumors about NX, Paper Mario, and more, a controversy over Fire Emblem Fates, and impressions of recent games like Pokémon Picross and Mario & Luigi. After the break, we dig into the rumor that Super Smash Bros. is coming to the NX as a launch game, discussing new content, modes, and more that could come to the title. You can check out the episode below—or if you'd like to save it to listen later, you can check the latest episode out on iTunes, available now. And be sure to head past the jump if you'd like to learn more about the stories discussed in this week's episode.

Yesterday, Macronix International, a Taiwan-based company which focuses on producing memory chips for computers and other hardware, held its results conference call for the fourth quarter of 2015. While they discussed a fair number of different topics, one item in particular stands out to us in the gaming community: the company confirmed that they will be producing memory products for Nintendo's next generation hardware, the NX. Macronix has previously worked with Nintendo on manufacturing chips for use in Nintendo DS and 3DS games, and with rumors that NX will have a handheld component, this continuation of their partnership isn't terribly surprising.

There is also an interesting claim that has come out in this report, though we currently cannot verify how true it is: it clearly states that NX will be launching this year. If you want to read the report and learn why this is still uncertain, hit the jump!

Game Developers Conference 2016 is right around the corner, and the "State of the Industry" report has been issued ahead of the conference. The report included the results of a developer survey, showing which platforms are most popular with developers right now. The survey brings disappointing news for Nintendo and its fans, as it shows that only 5% of developers surveyed are actively working on Wii UI games. 3DS is even worse off, attracting just 3% of developers, while the upcoming NX has 1% developer support thus far.

PC games led the pack, with 52% of developers actively developing for PC. Mobile was the second most popular platform, and PlayStation 4 and Xbox One followed behind it. There's also a lot of interested in Virtual Reality, with 20% of developers working on titles for Oculus Rift.

Nintendo is currently developing a new dedicated gaming device under the code name NX (first announced almost a year ago), and they'll be sharing details on the system this year. During the wait, we've heard lots of juicy rumors and reports, and today we have an especially intriguing claim from a reliable source.

Dr. Serkan Toto, CEO of Tokyo-based game industry consultancy Kantan Games, is reporting that Bandai Namco Entertainment is currently developing multiple games for NX. Among them is a Super Smash Bros. game which Toto says is planned as a launch title. Unfortunately we have no other details at this time and the original source of the information cannot be revealed, but Toto has proven reliable in the past, and he assures fans that "the source situation is very solid. Otherwise I wouldn't have tweeted." It's unclear whether this is a new Super Smash Bros. game or a re-release of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U. We'll keep you posted if and when more details leak!

Monolith Soft's Xenoblade Chronicles X recently came out in the West for the Wii U, allowing us to finally explore the massive world of Mira to our hearts' content. Of course, some people have already completed the game and are starting to wonder about what the series could do next.

Fortunately for such fans, a new rumor from TiLMENDOMiNATiON, a part of the NiNTENDOMiNATiON team, states that Monolith Soft is already working on a sequel to X that would be intended for Nintendo's mysterious NX hardware. Head past the jump to see the tweet and to learn more!