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BREAKING NEWS - New Nintendo Controller Announced

Known now as the Wii U, Nintendo's new controller is set to once again revolutionise the gaming industry. 

Nintendo have announced the glorious looking new controller called the Wii U but there is a lot more to it. The controller will be compatible with the Nintendo Wii but in our opinion there will be another console to go with this controller. 

The controller that has the 6.2 inch touch screen, front facing camera, two anolouge sticks, a d-pad, all regular standard buttons, a six-axis gyroscope, microphone and speakers looks the business.

Wii U

It's hard to explain in words, but the Wii U controller is backwards compatible with the Nintendo Wii and must surely have an unannounced HD stand alone unit to go with it. 

There was a lot of emphasis on HD being displayed on the Wii U, made possible by the image from the console being transferred to the controler itself, however, the current Wii does not display HD, giving us more of a reason to believe a new, HD console will be released in time.

Only one game was officially announced to be in development, that being Lego City Stories. Although many other games were hinted at by their developers such as Ninja Gaiden 3, Assassin's Creed, DiRT, Ghost Recon: Online, Aliens: Colonial Marines and Battlefield 3. An increidble sounding line-up, many of which we never thought could appear on a Nintendo console. 

After the Nintendo event finished, announcing that the Wii U will be released next year, many people will be leaving with possibly more questions than answers.

Wii U

Beady eyed viewers amung you may be able to see that the console underneath the T.V. is not a Nintendo Wii - could this be the new console unit? Surely not, Nintendo can't be that stupid. 

TGK | 7th June, 2011
Dead Alive's picture
Not to nit pick or anything, but it does go with a new console, no maybes. From what I gathered, the controller streams from the new console to either a TV screen, or the controller (or both), and you don't need to use the stupid iPad rip-off, any current accessories will be workable.
The Wii U is the console, the controller is just the controller :P
TGK's picture
Where are you getting this info that there is a new console? Nobody said that in the entire event.
Flarty's picture
just watched an interview with Nintendo, and they wouldn't disclose nothing about actual system specs, whats betting it will just be on par with current consoles?

also the information is everywhere. has been for past couple of days
It's bottom right of the tv screen in the trailer.

That is just the controller, Nikkei have confirmed it, they confirmed the controllers details 2 days ago.

wiimedia. ign. com/wii/image/article/117/1173549/e3-2011-this-is-what-the-wii-u-looks-like-20110607102807742.jpg


^sorry, can't post links but didn't think you'd mind this time
TGK's picture
I posted that, it could have possibly been the new console underneath the T.V. but do you really think Nintendo would be stupid enough to send that photo out with their final console design in it aswell, whilst noting nothing about it in the keynote?
Flarty's picture
yeah, cus they are not actually speaking about, its all about the controller again. Which makes me think the actual console itself is nothing special. just on par with 360 and ps3
That photograph is from nintendo themselves.
And here's more.

www. engadget. com/photos/nintendo-wii-u-console-eyes-on/#4201998
TGK's picture
I know the image was from Nintendo, that's what I said lol. The photos from Engaget mean nothing. Again, why would they show-off that console quite blatantly and not say anything about it if it's the final build?
We're going to have to agree to disagree. It's in every promotional trailer, every hands-on video, and everywhere is reporting it as the new console, thus, I believe it is the new console.
Dead Alive's picture
Bloody hell, Ginge. It's basically common knowledge already. Skip to 4 minutes in, quite blatant when she says "the new console and new controller."

TGK's picture
OK, I'm not disputing that there isn't going to be a new console or that there is any build of that console, I'm disputing that what is under that T.V. ISN'T the final build!

Why would they show off the controller and not the console when it's the final build that they will be releasing next year!?
Dead Alive's picture
Urgh. I give up.


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Flarty's picture
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Originally Posted by TheGingerKid View Post
OK, I'm not disputing that there isn't going to be a new console or that there is any build of that console, I'm disputing that what is under that T.V. ISN'T the final build!

Why would they show off the controller and not the console when it's the final build that they will be releasing next year!?
because its **** all special and nothing different from whats already on the market. Youd look really stupid getting up on stage at E3 and saying look our console is on par with other consoles that have been on the market for 5 years. so they are focusing attention on the controller instead.

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