In today's installment of "Predictable, but disappointing," it's revealed that in order to move data from your Wii to your eventual Wii U, you'll need both systems at the same time for the transfer process. At least we found out before everyone went and traded in their systems, I suppose.
After reaching out to Nintendo, Gimme Gimme Games received the following response from a rep:
Again, most of us probably could have seen this coming, but it's worth pointing out if only to save a single person from making an unfortunate mistake.
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