Is this Nintendo’s new controller?!

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The photos were posted to reddit earlier today by user perkele37 who claims that the slightly odd, football shaped controllers are for the dev-kit of the new system.

He also goes on to tease us with a few other small details regarding these…. things….
• Only the upper ‘nubs’ of the sticks move.
• The rollers on the top feel and look pretty much identical to a mouse scroll-wheel.
• Haptic feedback feels like Apples ‘taptic’ engine. Not like regular rumble.
• 3.5mm headphone jack on the bottom

The photos are eerily similar to another ‘leaked’ photo that was posted by gaming website Dual Pixels, last week.

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Rumours regarding the Nintendo NX’s attempt at being a hybrid of both a portable and home gaming console have been very popular for months. Is this Stewie Griffin shaped controller the ‘portable’ aspect of the system? Could it perhaps dock into a home console controller, for use on the actual console, then plug into a portable controller to be taken away from the house?
Interestingly, late in 2015, NintendoLife ran a story claiming they had found a Patent filed by several Nintendo employees that shows an elliptical controller.

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One thing is for certain. E3 can’t come soon enough.

Sources
NintendoLife Story
Original Reddit Post