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We pretty much already have special purpose robots, it's just nobody refers to them as such. Is "robot" going to become the new buzzword used to sell us on these devices? I already have a "robot" that opens my garage door when I'm near, a "robot" that chews up the food in my sink, I use a "robot" to deposit/withdraw money at the bank, my neighbor has a "robot" that brings him up in his wheelchair to his landing...
Konami's saying that they still intend to develop future titles, but a press release states that they are auditioning for project leaders, casting doubt on Kojima's future involvement and lending creedence to the allegations from GameSpot's unnamed source.
It would seem like he'll be working as a contractor, still involved with his current projects. Presumably the deals in place with Silent Hills and MGSV will continue, but after that, who knows. There's a nice breakdown here and here.
This is just some clickbait headline, the entire thing is speculation, apart from the fact that Nintendo announced a codename NX for their next hardware. You seriously think Nintendo would follow up with something called the "Virtual Boy 2" with the bad impression the first one left? The "Virtual Boy" name is worth nothing right now. They won't even bring its games to Virtual Console on 3DS even though that makes so much sense it's crazy.
This is ridiculous, they'll get flooded with requests, unable to handle them all. Every idiot that's willing to call 911 because the PlayStation Network is down is going to have a field day with this. Is there any accountability for those who use the tool?
...in case you're in an accident and your hand is cut off, or your face needs to be reconstructed, or whatever else that could happen. That mechanism better be secure as well, and what will it rely on, another password?
...but a ton of people do, so they're just expanding their reach. It doesn't mean Nintendo's traditional console/portable games will go away by any means, especially if they are able to offer unique experiences through specialized hardware. Even then, the experience they offer with traditional game controllers is enough to draw a dedicated following.