Nintendo Wii U
Manufacturer Nintendo
Type Video Game Console
Release Date 2012
Predecessor Wii

The Wii U (codenamed Project Café) is Nintendo's successor to the Wii. The system's name was officially unveiled on June 7, 2011 and the system is to be released sometime 2012. The Wii U features a controller that has a touch screen with traditional buttons and analog sticks. Full games can be streamed to the controller and the game can be played directly from it like a handheld without the need for the TV to be on.

Games Edit

Main article: List of Wii U games

Rumored names Edit

  • Nintendo Stream
  • Nintendo Beem
  • Nintendo Feel
  • Nintendo
  • Nintendo HD
  • Wii HD
  • Wii 2

Technical Specifications Edit

Please note these are not final.

Processors IBM Power-based multi-core 45 nm microprocessor
  • Internal flash memory expandable via SD memory card slot and USB slots (4) using a USB hard disk drive
  • Slot-loading disc drive compatible with 12-cm "proprietary high-density optical discs" and 12-cm Wii optical discs
  • Built-in accelerometer, speakers, front-facing camera, microphone and a 6.2 inch touchpad
  • Two Circle Pads and one Digital Pad
  • Select, Start, Home and Power Buttons
  • A/B/X/Y front buttons, L/R bumper buttons and ZL/ZR trigger buttons
  • 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i output
  • Compatible with HDMI, component, S-video and composite cables
Audio AV Multi Out connector. Six-channel PCM linear output through HDMI


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