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Nintendo Releases the New Wii U

Nintendo is releasing another revolutionary gaming system, the Wii U, deeming it as “one of a kind” because of its versatility. Users can view gameplay on T.V while still viewing it on the Wii U, as a touch screen either horizontally or vertically.

The 6.2 inch LCD touch screen with traditional button controls and two analog sticks expand Nintendo’s horizons ten fold. The Wii U adopts new games and features, which makes it ideal for all levels of gamers.

“Miiverse,” a new multiplayer instillation, lets users with gamers around the world.

Since the release date was announced for the Wii U, major companies, like Activision and Ubisoft, have decided to tailor games for it. The games are specifically customized to the functions and capabilities of the Wii U. From popular fighting games like Tekkan Tag Tournament to sports games like Madden NFL 13, every game has been revised in format.

Wii U has received 400,000 preorders, making it one of the most anticipated Nintendo consoles to date.

Release Date: 11-18-2012.

Wii U Fact Checker
Who makes it?-Nintendo
What is it?-Wii U
Price-$299.99 for Basic Set
-$349.99 for Deluxe Set
Size-1.3 inches thick
-10.6 inches deep
-6.75 inches long
Weight-3.5 pounds
Memory-8GB for Basic Set
-32 GB with Deluxe Set
Video Output-1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i
Wii Compatibility-Most original Wi devices are compatible with Wii U
Other Features:
Nintendo TVii-Enables users to find, watch and engage with TV shows, movies and sports programs
Video Entertainment-Will include NetFlix, Amazon, YouTube and Hulu that all take advantage of the screen sharing experience
Nintendo eShop-Wii marketplace that allows users to buy downloadable games and in game content.
Near Field Communication (NFC)-Lets Wii U communicate wirelessly with objects held above it
Internet Browser-Second screen allows internet browsing
Backwards Compatibility-All Wii games can be played on Wii U
Compatible Accessories-Wifi Remote
-Wii Remote Plus

Written by Aakaash Paladugu’13



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