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News Blips: Miyamoto wants more Vita games, next Xbox manufacturing, and Elder Scrolls Online trailer

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Nintendo luminary Shigeru Miyamoto chalks up slumping PlayStation Vita sales to a dearth of games utilizing the handheld's hardware capabilities. "It's obviously a very hi-spec machine, and you can do lots of things with it," Miyamoto told Edge. "But I don't really see the combination of software and hardware that really makes a strong product." This proves a need for large, clunky cartridges visibly assuring consumers of hardware-software synergy — oh, wait

The next Xbox could already be in the manufacturing stage. IGN's anonymous source lassoes the Austin, Texas plant of electronics construction company Flextronics soldering together developer kits of Microsoft's upcoming console successor. No word on whether the process involves a Six Million Dollar Man montage with everyone wearing cowboy hats.

The Elder Scrolls Online's debut trailer dramatically introduces a logo. It doesn't top Skyrim's shiver-inducing logo trailer, but all the ingredients remain: pitch-black screen, close-angle camera zoom effects, and some old guy talking about the end of the world. Or something.


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