RUMOR: A Wii surprise coming?

Read the headline. It says “RUMOR”. Read it again. RUMOR. Got it? OK, cool.

Now that we’ve got that out of the way, check out this post from Rumor Reporter:

Speaking with a friend of mine from Germany, who works for a very legitimate gaming production and publication, I can confirm that Nintendo truly does have something under their sleeves in the next few months. Of course, I can’t say more than that at the current moment, but now you’re glad that you checked the site other the weekend right? The secret lies within the Wii’s interface, most notably the channels. Something just might surprise you how far Nintendo can go in actually changing the infrastructure of their next-gen console.

Remember IGN’s interview with NOA’s Perrin Kaplan?

IGN: “Do we have any more surprises on the way before launch?”

Kaplan: “We do have a couple of other surprises. You know probably not as big as what you got today, but more details on a couple of different things that I think people… I think your folks will be very pleased about.”

These secrets are contained in upcoming channels to surface eventually – ones that haven’t been announced. Nintendo’s playing a waiting game on when to reveal this, but I cannot confirm anything other than that. Stay tuned on these developments.

In other developments, you might want to keep an eye on your Wii’s WiiConnect24 service leading up to this Christmas. Nintendo’s sending a nifty gift… a surprise.

That’s the entire post. Once again, don’t get your hopes too high. This is a RUMOR. I repeat, RUMOR. However, in the event that this isn’t a RUMOR, I wonder what exactly this surprise could be. Anyone care to speculate?

Ishaan