More Hands On time with Wii U

According to MTV:

Despite the size of the controller, which feels just slightly smaller than an iPad, it’s remarkably light and easy to hold. The back of the controller is curved for your hands, so your fingers naturally rest on the triggers. Unlike the Wii controllers, it’s easy to see that the Wii U controller was designed for couch play.

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RUMOR: Kid Icarus to feature a Left Handed option

Listen up southpaws:

Uprising might feature a left-handed mode, according to an anonymous Nintendo representative.

Currently, the game is tough for lefties to play, as you have to hold the stylus in your right hand, since the Circle Pad is only on the left side of the system. Kid Icarus requires the use of the Circle Pad for analog control.

More as it develops

PR: Nintendo's Upcoming Wii U Console Features Controller with 6.2-inch Screen


Nintendo 3DS Continues its Evolution with Mario Kart, Super Mario and the Nintendo eShop as Nintendo Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of The Legend of Zelda

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– At the E3 Expo, Nintendo introduced a new paradigm for video games and home entertainment: Wii Uâ„¢, a new console that includes a controller with a 6.2-inch screen. Adding a second screen to the living room creates a multitude of new video game experiences while offering families a variety of options to customize their entertainment.

Previously, video games played on a home console have been confined to the TV and offered identical viewpoints to each player in a multiplayer environment. Furthermore, watching TV and playing console games have been completely separate experiences. The new controller removes these boundaries, creating a more dynamic and fluid gaming and entertainment experience. Visitors to the E3 Expo will see firsthand the type of gaming experiences made possible by Wii U and the new controller such as:

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Very First Wii U thoughts roundup

There is only so much that I can say about Wii U without having played it. As usual, I started off disappointed. That is just the kind of person I am unfortunately. I must admit though, that while looking into it a bit deeper, Nintendo really has some great technology on their hands. I know RMC is loving Wii U and I’m sure that if I had some hands on time I’d be swayed as well. What is everyone else saying about Nintendo’s new console?

First thoughts roundup


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