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The Wii U Will Not Play DVDs Or Blu-ray Discs

The Wii U plays games that run on a proprietary 25GB format. That’s the same size as Blu-ray discs. But don’t think that means the Wii U will run Blu-ray discs. Heck, it won’t even run DVDs.


Nintendo's Two Reasons For Making A New Wii Now

We’ve been playing the same old Wii since 2006, which makes the calls for Nintendo to create a new Wii – Wii HD! Wii 2? Wii-As-Powerful-As-The-Xbox-360!?! – about… four years old. As recently as last November, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime was telling Kotaku that it wasn’t time to talk about a new Wii yet.


The Wii U Might Be A Little More Powerful Than We Thought

Based on everything we saw at E3, Nintendo’s new Wii U console didn’t look any more powerful than an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. Now, though, some developers are apparently saying that’s not the case!


Nintendo Wii U: FAQ

Nintendo’s next console, the Wii U, has got us excited. It combines the best parts of the Wii with the graphical power of the other consoles and throws in the most insanest, ridiculously awesome controller we’ve ever played for good measure. But I’m sure you guys have questions. Here’s what we know about the Wii U so far.


Nintendo Wii U Hands On: An Entirely Different Way To See Things

It looks like the product of a fevered fanboy wetdream. A 6.2-inch touchscreen, surrounded by dual analogue sticks and oodles of buttons. Like the portable hardcore gamers wish Nintendo made. But it’s the most incredible controller ever.