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Rumor: Wii U out November 11, costs $249.99 AND $349.99

The latest Wii U gossip places a release date on the system, as well as a price point that includes three different SKUs. According to an online supplier listing, Nintendo's gearing up to launch its new system on November 11. The listing al...   read

 
 
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Tantalus working on unannounced AAA Wii U port

Tantalus Media makes mostly portable and licensed titles these days (try Cars 2: Mater-national Championship for the Game Boy Advance), but their 40+ game history had them working on bigger stuff in the past for consoles, like Wipeout 2097 ...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video We're just about an hour out from the Pre-E3 Nintendo Direct 2012, and people are already getting into a deep analysis of the scant bits of new game footage that was shown. In Nintendo's bizarre new video showing of...   read

 
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Rumor: Wii U 'not as powerful' as Xbox 360, PS3

Rumors for the Wii U are a dime a dozen, and not all of them agree. The latest seems to go against the idea that it will be on par with current consoles from Sony and Microsoft, suggesting it will still be weaker than the competition. "No, ...   read

 
 
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New rumor pins the Wii U as being an e-reader

Those well-maintained hands could be yours, using the Wii U controller as an e-reader, if a recent rumor is to be trusted. Website Forget The Box tells of a software developer friend who was approached by Nintendo to port iOS software to th...   read

 
 
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Rumor: App store coming to Wii U, non-game apps coming

These days you can't just be a game system. I remember when we hated that, but now we need it. Social networking, movie watching and internet browsing are a must, and it sounds like Nintendo realizes that and is planning to get up to speed ...   read

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

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 makes it a bit mor...   read

 
 


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Rumor: EA wants Wii U to exclusively use Origin

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 base of consumer...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Wii U is in 'development hell'

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 production of the conso...   read

 
 
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Nikkei confirms touchscreen for Project Cafe controller

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 rumored, there will...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
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Is this a genuine photograph of Project Cafe?

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 Wii and a T...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Project Cafe to be Nintendo FEEL

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 toward the rum...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Project Cafe has 8GB of on-board flash memory

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 storage. That's ...   read

 
 
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Here's the latest leaked Project Cafe image

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 image hosts around...   read

 
 
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Project Cafe to be named 'Stream'?

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 ...   read

 
 
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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...   read
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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...   read

 
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Rumor: Nintendo dropping Wii to $150 in May

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 move would make se...   read

 
 
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