January 18, 2006 - Following an uncomfortably long silent spell, Nintendo has at last made mention of its upcoming next generation console, still operating under the code name Revolution.
Speaking with a Japanese newspaper on Wednesday, company president Satoru Iwata revealed that Nintendo is aiming to release the Revolution in America prior to Thanksgiving. The belief over at the Kyoto-based company is that failure to get the product out by that important date would result in low retailer support.
On the topic of price, Iwata states to the paper that we can expect a price that will be easy for consumers to deal with. While he wouldn't give any specifics, he suggested an upper bound, stating that the system probably wouldn't sell if it cost 50,000 yen (about $450 US).
The new bits provided by Iwata today aren't much, but they definitely take us a few centimeters down the path towards the Revolution's launch. Of course, all the big revelations will come closer to May's E3 show where, Iwata also revealed to the paper, we'll be seeing the Revolution in near final form.
This is interesting, It'll probably ccost about $150 to $300 now. Maybe by now they decided to focus a bit more on graphics and power than adding features and stuff to the controler. This isn't a horrible desision, considering they could add more attatchments to the controler later on, but I hope they don't focus too much on graphics. Also Zelda should ship around April 1st to November 1st, IT BETTER NOT (*******) GO PAST APRIL.