Friday March 18, 2005 11:28 pm
Nintendo Revolution to Use Touchscreen Controllers?
Still wondering what makes Nintendo’s next console so revolutionary? It seems the ace up Nintendo’s sleeve might be touchscreen controllers…I wonder how much one of these will cost to replace. The story is that the newest issue of Game Informer has a lengthy article on the all of the next gen consoles, including the one from the Big N. A touchscreen with no analog stick or shoulder buttons, fully customizable so the developer can configure the buttons any way they see fit. This could be great if developers decide that they want to create contrller configurations in addition to games. This does seem to make sense seeing as how the touch screen is currently being used in the DS. The thing is, though, that the technology hasn’t been used in this way before. This also might be an answer to Iwata’s statement that developers may be wary of the new technology on the Revolution.
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