Here's some dirt on the Wii U's processor from the makers themselves: IBM. It's a multi-core beast, but more importantly, it shares some of the same technology as Watson, the Jeopardy-killing supercomputer. I'm in love already. [Engadget via Kotaku]
Wii U's IBM-Made Processor Has Watson's Supercomputer DNA In It
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