New Nintendo console should launch in 2006

By Derek Sooman on
It has been revealed that Nintendo should be set to launch its new games console next year. Although no official release date has as yet been set, Nintendo do expect a 2006 launch of their new system, which is currently code-named "Revolution". The console should be wireless ready, and also backwards compatible with the generation GameCube. It will be powered by a chip from IBM, and will receive its graphics power courtesy of a graphics processor from ATI Technologies Inc. It will utilise 12 cm optical discs and be "about the size of three DVD cases stacked together."

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