Android Could Solve Nintendo's Third Party Problem
If the rumor that Nintendo's next console will run on Android is true, it could attract the third party developers the company desperately needs.By Ben Lawson | June 1, 2015
After the colossal disappointment of the Wii U, the increasingly cash-strapped Nintendo may be calling in the big guns: Google.
A report from Nikkei, a respected Japanese business newspaper, says Nintendo is planning to use Android as the operating system for its next gaming console, currently codenamed NX.
The paper cites an anonymous source and nothing has been confirmed by Nintendo, but the rumored plan actually makes a lot of sense.