Could this REALLY be close to the form factor and function of the NX controller?

I’ve just had a somewhat terrifying thought that the NX controller might actually be something similar to the rather strange looking “horseshoe” controller Patent Nintendo filed a while back.

Here’s a link to the Patent for reference and further reading.

If you watch the scene later on in this The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gameplay demo where they show off the “magnet” item, it’s frighteningly similar to the design of the controller in the Patent (even so far as having the bands across the top ends of the “magnet” item):

(Watch the video from 17:30 onward.)

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Inside looks like it’s bordering on Game of the Year/masterpiece territory, imo

There’s just something about it that looks like it’s gonna be special.

PS. Also, THIS is how you do 2.5D gaming: It really takes full advantage of the fact that you can have a simpler and more intuitive control, camera, and gameplay setup in the traditional 2D viewpoint but fully shows of some amazing 3D depth and perspective at the same time—the best of both worlds.