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The Wii U is actually worth buying now
Why Nintendo's spectacular failure should be your next console
Wii U is still missing the Wii's trump card — universal appeal
While the Wii U GamePad offers up plenty of possibilities for interesting new games, it doesn't yet have its own Wii Sports-style killer app.
The secret behind Nintendo TVii is an i.TV partnership (video walkthrough)
For 15 minutes today, Nintendo was a tech company. The company devoted a surprisingly low-key, show-and-tell portion of its Wii U launch event to demonstrate Nintendo TVii (pronounced as it were without the "ii"). It's arguably the company's non-gaming gambit, a chance to demonstrate the company is taking the "second screen" argument seriously — one that many companies are attempting these days, with the most direct comparison maybe being Microsoft's Smart Glass.
Netflix interface for Wii U revealed in prototype images
Engadget has come across prototype images that reveal what how the Netflix app might look on Nintendo's Wii U console.
Nintendo's Wii U GamePad battery lasts 3 to 5 hours, charging takes 2.5 hours
A spec sheet posted on Nintendo's Japanese site states that the battery on the Wii U's touchscreen GamePad controller lasts for three to five hours between charges, and needs to be charged for 2.5 hours to restore full power.
Nintendo is readying a way to transfer Wii games and save files to Wii U
Here's something interesting from Nintendo Wii U Developer Discussion: asked if Wii owners will be able to transfer their downloaded Wii and Virtual Console games over to the new console, a Nintendo producer answered rather positively: "we are readying the system to be able to transfer saves and everything you've bought."
Watch Nintendo's pre-E3 Wii U announcement right now
Nintendo's pre-E3 video, in its entirety!
Nintendo at E3: Wii U, Pro Controller, 'Miiverse' online services, and new games
- Watch Nintendo's pre-E3 Wii U announcement right now Jun 3, 2012, 6:54pm EDT
- Wii U's online gaming and 'Miiverse' outlined, including video chat and web client Jun 3, 2012, 6:20pm EDT
- Nintendo reveals Wii U Pro Controller Jun 3, 2012, 6:13pm EDT
- Nintendo Wii U GamePad officially unveiled Jun 3, 2012, 6:06pm EDT
Wii U's online gaming and 'Miiverse' outlined, including video chat and web client
Nintendo revealed some online capabilities of the upcoming Wii U during its E3 pre-briefing.
Wii U console officially revealed at Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference
Nintendo has unveiled its Wii U next-generation system at a pre-E3 press conference.
Nintendo Wii U GamePad officially unveiled
Today during its streaming video conference, Nintendo detailed the final version of the Wii U controller, called the GamePad.
Nintendo Wii U video walkthrough: Chase Mii, Battle Mii, the Zelda HD experience, and more!
Ross Miller and Chris Grant revisit the Wii U's E3 2011 demos including Chase Mii, Battle Mii, and the Legend of Zelda HD experience. Still fun, still not final hardware.