Rumor: Nintendo Revealing New Hardware at E3 [Update]

[Update] A spokesman from Nintendo has shot down rumors that the company will be announcing new hardware at this year's expo. According to CVG, a rep confirmed to the outlet that "such a reveal is not under consideration."

[Original] Word on the interwebs suggests that the Big N is gearing up for some sort of hardware reveal at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo.

"We've heard rumors that Nintendo might be showing hardware at E3," IGN editor Jose Otero said on the latest episode of Nintendo Voice Chat.

"They're absolutely going to show new hardware this year," the outlet's co-founder, Peer Schneider added. "No doubt in my mind that something... 'Cause I've heard from multiple people now. I've heard from someone who used to be at Nintendo; I've heard it from somebody on the third-party front."

The podcast crew goes on to speculate what it might be—suggesting possibilities like a redesigned GamePad or a new model of the 3DS—noting that they have no additional information on what might be announced.

If Nintendo does in fact announce a new piece of hardware at this year's expo, what would you like to see? A completely new console? Redesigned hardware? A new control option?

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