CGA President, Tribe of Judah Founder & President
Now we wait for a price announcement...
Anyway, I think most gamers are too busy making WE YU AMBULENCE HAR HAR jokes to understand the implications this has for the future of gaming. Nintendo is effectively blurring the lines between console and handheld and paving the way to a unified system, which is something I predicted was 2 or maybe 3 generations out after the 360, Wii/DS, and PS3/PSP were released. Now Sony is touting Vita/PS3 connectivity and Nintendo revealed the Wii U.
Silly name aside, I'm interested to see how this shakes things up. With tablet PCs gaining momentum in the consumer market, Nintendo's move makes sense.
So I was trying to remember if and when I publicly predicted that gaming consoles and handhelds would eventually merge and I found this post I made just over 5 years ago, in June 2011: