Time for me to call it a night, boys and girls. I have a birthday to celebrate tomorrow! Mom Brain is turning 34 and I have to make sure she enjoys her day! I think as long as I keep things unicorn themed, I'll be just fine. See you in a few, short hours!
Nintendo is known for keeping info very close to their chest. For as far back as I can remember, various Nintendo employees have said that Nintendo holds onto information on their games/hardware as long as possible in order to avoid other companies stealing their ideas. To tell you the truth, if you look back at Nintendo's history and the content other companies release, you can make an argument that Nintendo is smart to be worried. There have indeed been a good number of times where Nintendo has a hit game or piece of hardware, only to see other companies quickly jump on the bandwagon.
Now Miyamoto has come forth and continued the Nintendo tradition with the NX. Mr. Miyamoto claims that Nintendo held back from showing the NX at E3 due to an element of the hardware that they don't want revealed to competitors just yet. They want to keep that bit secret until the last moment in order to get a head-start on the competition. If the NX is indeed a success, you can bet that other companies will try to duplicate that success, much like what happened with the Wii.
That means we're stuck trying to figure out what this special secret of the NX is. For all we know, Miyamoto could be blowing things out of proportion. Maybe this feature is something we've seen implemented on other hardware before and Nintendo is just putting a unique spin on it. Then again, maybe there really is something extra special to the NX that'll woo consumers like the motion controls for Wii did.
Until Nintendo decides to finally share that information with the public, we get to speculate on just what that feature is. What do you think Nintendo is bringing to the NX that makes it worthy of keeping a secret for now? What element do you hope it's going to be? Leave a comment and let us know!