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Rumor: Wii U spec'd like Xbox 360: 3GHz, 768 MB RAM


Dec 02
// Dale North
They weren't kidding when we said we could expect Xbox 360-like experiences out of the Wii U. If this information from an unnamed Japanese developer is true, it puts the Wii U near the power of an Xbox 360, and maybe even mak...
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Rumor: EA wants Wii U to exclusively use Origin


Nov 14
// Jim Sterling
According to the latest gossip, Electronic Arts is "aggressively" pursuing exclusive digital distribution rights on Nintendo's Wii U by having it use Origin. The idea would be that EA can force Origin onto a wider b...
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Rumor: Wii U is in 'development hell'


Sep 08
// Jim Sterling
According to trusted hardware leakers 01.net, Nintendo is having more than a few birthing complications with its upcoming Wii U system. Allegedly in "development hell", Nintendo has been accused of trying to rush the producti...
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Nikkei confirms touchscreen for Project Cafe controller


Jun 03
// Dale North
Japanese news source Nikkei has confirmed at least one of the many Project Cafe/Wii 2 rumors. They say that the controller will feature a six-inch touchscreen at its center, allowing for tablet-like controls of games. As rumo...
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A source has told Develop that Nintendo's new console, codenamed Project Cafe, will include a front-facing camera in its pad-like controller. They say that the camera can be used for in-game images. With the already rumo...

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Is this a genuine photograph of Project Cafe?


May 20
// Jim Sterling
A photograph has clambered its way up the Internet grapevine, one that allegedly displays the Project Cafe console in all its white, curvy glory. If it's the genuine article, then Nintendo's new console is a cross between a W...
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Rumor: Project Cafe to be Nintendo FEEL


May 06
// Jim Sterling
If you thought the Wii was a silly name, what do you think of the rumored moniker for Project Cafe? The latest industry mutterings suggest that Nintendo's HD console will be called Nintendo FEEL, with a name that seems to nod...
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Rumor: Project Cafe has 8GB of on-board flash memory


May 03
// Dale North
An unnamed source tells Kotaku that Nintendo's upcoming console, codenamed Project Cafe, will not have a hard drive. Instead, it will feature 8 gigabytes of on-board flash-based memory, and that will likely be used for game s...
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Here's the latest leaked Project Cafe image


Apr 22
// Jim Sterling
We've been inundated with all sorts of mock-ups and leakages concerning Project Cafe, the rumored HD console being developed by Nintendo. The latest development is this supposedly leaked image, found on various forums and ima...
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Project Cafe to be named 'Stream'?


Apr 21
// Tony Ponce
From "Wii" to "Stream," eh? One-track mind, Nintendo, one-track mind. Other new rumors from the IGN party van include: Could retail between $350 and $400. Being manufactured in Taiwan. Could ship as early as this October. Will be based on a version of AMD's R700 GPU architecture, not on Fusion. Will definitely output in HD (phew!). Mmmmm! Delicious speculation!

Rumor explosion: HD Wii 2 / Stream / Project Cafe

Apr 21 // Jim Sterling
Following this rumored leak IGN created this mock of what the system might look like:   Many of these latest rumors come from Gameolosophy, but similar or corroborative rumors have been popping up on other sites as well. A lot of the rumors make it sound almost too good, so don't get overexcited, but the sheer volumeof gossip seems to suggest that the system itself is a real thing, even if its features may not be quite so amazing as rumor would have you believe. Guess we just need to wait and see!    
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Update:  The system is now rumored to be called Stream. The rumors concerning a new HD console from Nintendo have ramped up to absurd proportions, to the point where it's getting difficult to keep track of everything.&nb...

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Rumors of a Wii HD have been floating around since the dawn of time, but Game Informer has boldly stated that various sources are now corroborating the development of some sort of HD Nintendo system with a 2012 launch date in...

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Rumor: Nintendo dropping Wii to $150 in May


Apr 13
// Jordan Devore
It's getting to be that time, folks. The time when Nintendo pushes the Wii's price tag down again. According to a "trusted source" at Engadget, the company is expected to start selling the system at $150 on May 15. Such a mov...

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