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9 Things You Need to Know About Wii U

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Nintendo’s Wii U is out November 18. We’ve had a review unit for a few days, and here’s what’s surprised us the most. The next game console from Nintendo is a strange beast indeed. The controller, called GamePad, has a built-in touch screen. And the system can wirelessly stream its visuals to both the GamePad […]

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Rayman developer: Wii U GamePad latency is 1/60th of a second

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Since the Wii U was first unveiled, quite a few people have asked if the system was really powerful enough to handle HD graphics while pushing an 854×480 image out to the tablet GamePad wirelessly in real time. Has to come with significant lag, right? We haven’t noticed any latency between the GamePad and the […]

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Nintendo Drops Price of Wii Console to $130

Just in time for the holidays, Nintendo has dropped the price of the Wii video game console. The game maker on Monday morning announced a new $130 bundle that includes a black Wii console and the games Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort in one disc. The cheaper package will be available in the U.S. […]

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The price gouging begins: Wii U preorders going for up to $750 on eBay

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Preorders for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U sold out at every major retailer almost immediately after they were first offered in mid-September, but you can still guarantee yourself access to the system just after its November 18 launch. You’d better be ready to pay quite a bit extra for the privilege, though. Completed eBay listings dating […]