Friday, May 24

Tag: Nintendo

Nintendo records unusual patent for new Joy-Cons
Technology

Nintendo records unusual patent for new Joy-Cons

An strange patent application Nintendo documented in Japan has fans guessing its purpose, even before the essential speculation of whether it'll really turn into a peripheral people can purchase for the Switch. Yet, there it is, a couple of Joy-Cons with a hinge. The hinge flips the upper part of each Joy-Con (left thumbstick on the left; face buttons on the right) descending, or away from the user, at around a 20 to 30 degree edge (eyeballing here). Appeared against the natural posture of a hand with its thumb in the stick, this is by all accounts an ergonomic improvement. There seems to be a second design with the bottom of the controller marginally calculated too, for extra ergonomic grippiness. The Joy-Con holds a straight inward railing with the goal that despite everything it joins...
Nintendo, Sony And Microsoft Gather As One To Battle Tariffs On Video Game Consoles
Business

Nintendo, Sony And Microsoft Gather As One To Battle Tariffs On Video Game Consoles

In the event that people stay aware of worldwide politics to live in North America, people may have heard about recently proposed tariffs on Chinese products by the Trump administration. In an uncommon presentation – Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft have united (in a seven-page letter) to caution the American government about the effects this could possibly have on the video game industry – clarifying how a 25 percent tariff increment would result in US buyers paying more than $840 million more for their consoles. This letter proceeds to clarify how 96 percent of all video game systems were built in China over the previous year and having to rework the supply chain to avoid these expenses would probably make significant interruptions generation. “The video game console supply chain ha...