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Recommended Reading: Nintendo's NX sounds weird and that's okay

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Billy Steele
07.30.16 in Internet
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A mockup based on reports by NeoGAF's Pittree

NX is different,
and different is
Nintendo's best option

Oli Welsh,
Eurogamer

Based on the rumors so far, Nintendo's upcoming NX handheld console will be... unique. This piece from Eurogamer, a site that's been the source of some of the details, takes a look at why switching things up a bit may be the company's best bet. A touchscreen device with detachable controllers may sound strange, but if the reports are true, "we should savor and celebrate NX's weirdness" like Eurogamer explains here.

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