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At Nintendo's E3 press conference last week, the house of Mario showed its upcoming Wii U console could support two WiiPads at once. However, that doesn't mean any launch titles will support the functionality at the console's launch. In fact, they won't."It's going to be well after launch for those...

June 13th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Wondering how Nintendo's Wii U will stack up when it comes to Netflix? Engadget's got these first images of the Netflix app prototype in action.The app seems to enable browsing of the movie queue from the handheld screen, and one screenshot shows a video playing on the WiiPad – which should l...

June 12th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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You may think dealing with the hordes of undead is as simple as pointing and pulling a trigger. Well, you're wrong – at least, when it comes to ZombiU. Mobile meala for London's zombie population (hey, that's you!) must not only be a crack shot, but also very observant and adept at using mult...

June 5th 2012 at 2:18pm 0 Comments
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During Nintendo's E3 presentation, Reggie Fils-Aime revealed that the Wii U would not support just one WiiPad, but two per Wii U console. The WiiPad has gone through a transformation since we've seen it at last year's E3. For more information, check out our comparison of then and now.

June 5th 2012 at 12:16pm 0 Comments
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A patent filed by Nintendo in October of last year has just surfaced online, suggesting a neat feature for the Wii U. The patent outlines a feature in which the player can use the Wiimote to grab things from the television and transport them over to the Wii U tablet.In the example provided, the pla...

May 18th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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You may not have played Toki Tori on the Nintendo Wii when it helped launch the WiiWare digital distribution service back in 2008, but Two Tribes is hoping you'll give its sequel a shot when it arrives on Wii U. The studio announced intentions to bring the sequel to Nintendo's next console in a blo...

February 9th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Adding onto the mounting pile of news coming from an investor's briefing with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata comes word that the Wii U's tablet-like controller will have "Near Field Communication" technology (NFC). In Nintendo's words, the tech will serve to "read and write data via noncontact NFC...

January 27th 2012 at 12:10am 0 Comments
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The Wii U's tablet-esque controller may tout its touchscreen as its main selling point, but there's a lot more than meets the eye going into every one of Nintendo's resistive-screened revolutionaries. Patent diagrams for the WiiPad's schematics list off plenty of components you'd expect (touch pa...

August 13th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Armed with some super high-resolution photos of E3 2011's Wii U prototype controller -- what we've dubbed "The WiiPad" -- the pixel counters at Golgotron estimate the screen to be a WVGA display, with video presented in 854 by 480 pixels. We're not exactly what you'd call "techies" (we leave that...

June 9th 2011 at 12:40pm 0 Comments