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Wii U controller and Wiimote connection suggested in new patent

Nintendo has been filing patents like crazy: the latest one involves the Wii U controller and the old Wiimote interacting in an innovative way. As the patent image above shows, the Wiimote could be used to “swipe” and move an item from the Wii U controller to the TV, or vice versa: transport an object …

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New Wii U Zapper revealed in patent application

Nintendo is filing a bunch of patents for Wii U accessories these days. Last week, it was revealed that the company is working on a Wii U dock, and last year, patent applications for the Wii U zapper were revealed. This time, a new patent suggest there might be a simpler version Wii U Zapper, …

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Nintendo patents Wii U controller dock

Nintendo has filed for a patent covering a possible Wii U controller dock, or docking station, as the patent application image shows. The patent image was spotted at gaming forum NeoGAF, and it could very well be a dock that’s included with the Wii U controller and console. The Wii U tablet controller has a …

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Nintendo tested a 3D screen for Wii U controller

The Wii U console sets itself apart from every other console on the market with its innovative Wii U controller, which features a touchscreen. However, according to Kotaku, Nintendo considered an even more radical design: adding a 3D touchscreen to the controller instead of a regular one. According to a patent application dating back to …

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Wii U tablet controller to include flash memory

We already know that the Wii U tablet controller will feature a wide array of sensors, like an IR sensor, motion sensor and accelerometer. But according to a new patent filed by Nintendo, the Wii U tablet controller will have built in flash memory storage as well. We dunno if this memory is usable by …