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Nintendo stalls on NX console, teases new smartphone games

The new gaming system isn't due till March 2017, but you won't have to wait long for new mobile games, including Animal Crossing and Pokemon Go. Also: What's the point of Talkshow?

Well, better hold off on buying a Wii U this year. Because Nintendo is about to release a brand new system in March 2017.

Nintendo won't be showing off details of the upcoming "NX" system at the big E3 video game conference in June, but it did tease new mobile app games coming soon. Watch CNET Update for a peak at what to expect in Animal Crossing and Pokemon Go:

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Also in this roundup, learn about the brand-new Talkshow app that lets you "text in public." (Um, no thanks?)

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Nintendo stalls on NX console, teases new smartphone games