Nintendo "Revolution" Controller Finally RevealedMark McDonald
The entire industry has been clamoring for a taste of Nintendo's so-called next-generation 'revolution.' So have we.
Every time Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has opened his mouth, he underscored time and time again Nintendo would not be following the traditional path of a new console. Rumors have persisted for weeks about touch screens, gyroscope functions, virtual headsets, and everything else under the sun.
Nintendo always emphasized they weren't following Sony and Microsoft, and boy, they weren't kidding. Nintendo decided Tokyo Game Show (an event the company typically forgoes in favor of Space World) was the right time to sit down with select members of the press and unveil their vision of gaming's future. And guess what? We were there.
We've seen the Revolution, touched and played with its radically different take on the game controller, talked with visionary designer Shigeru Miyamoto about the reasoning behind Nintendo's new approach and we're back with our lengthy, hands-on impressions.
Has Nintendo struck gold again? Read on and discover in 1UP.com's lengthy look at the new controller: "Nintendo "Revolution" Controller Finally Revealed"
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