Our competitors would have you believe that the next generation of gaming will be solely defined by high definition graphics. High definition graphics look fantastic, but come at a price. To shine, high definition games must be played on high definition televisions, which aren't cheap. Games with high definition graphics are expensive to develop because they must be developed in both standard and high definition formats. Those development costs are passed on to you in the form of more expensive software. Finally, playing games with high definition graphics requires a system with loads of RAM and costly high-end graphics chips, both of which make it prohibitively expensive for most consumers.I, for one, agree already and always have done. First of all, we should all wait until the cat is fully out of the bag and Nintendo´s last secret is revealed. To anyone who cannot wait and thinks HD will make a huge impact (on anything but the price of a system), I would urge you to play ´Kameo´ on Xbox360 for a while, then watch the game´s original Gamecube trailer. You will find that the Gamecube version actually looks surprisingly good compared with the finished game. The morphing effect is even far more sophisticated on the Cube. I cannot find a trailer source to link to at the moment. If I don´t find one, I´ll upload the trailer myself.
Sharper graphics are certainly part of the next generation. We know that games for the Revolution will look brilliant whether played on a standard television or on a high definition television. However, is that all there is to next-generation gaming? We feel that sharper graphics should be combined with a new way to interface with the game itself. Our controller is a sharp departure from the current standard, to be sure, but it will provide a level of interactivity you can't get currently.
We believe in providing a single system that can play not only the previous generation's titles, but also games from a massive library built over 20 years of creating innovative and exciting games. We also believe in providing a complete wireless online experience right out of the box.
Nintendo has created a gaming system that is sleek and compact in size, powers up quickly with minimal load times, makes game development easy and fast, is easy to use, and is affordable for everyone. We are confident that gamers and non-gamers alike will support the truly next-generation experience only Nintendo can provide. Once you have a chance to play games on the Revolution, we think you'll agree!
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