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Fake Wii "news" allegedly pulled from trash bin [update 1]

Joystiq Staff

Go Nintendo sure is rife with rumors this weekend. The latest fakery involves a speech transcript allegedly intended for use by Reggie Fils-Aime at the big Nintendo event to be held in NYC on September 14.

Here are a few of the Wii fantasies embedded in the document:

  • Hint at possible Apple partnership
  • $175 U.S. price
  • Launch date of Oct. 2
  • 1.5 million units shipped to U.S.; 1.5 million units shipped to Japan; 1 million units shipped to Europe
  • Wii package includes: Black or white Wii console; one Wii remote; one nun chuck device; one classic controller; copy of Wii Sports; built-in WiiConnect24 service; voucher for 1,000 coins for Virtual Console; built-in Web browser; remake of Duck Hunt; 512MB SD card.
  • 21 launch titles
  • New Kid Icarus game for Wii
Check out the individual fake pages here:
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[Update: We made it clear in the headline and first paragraph that we don't believe this for a second, but it's appropriately zany and fun for a weekend post.]

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