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Wii U was almost canceled due to price

It’s no secret that it costs Nintendo quite a lot to make and ship a Wii U GamePad tablet controller compared to other controllers. In fact, The Wii U price was such a big concern for Nintendo that they almost canceled the entire Wii U project, according to Satoru Iwata. “We almost gave up on …

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Wii U isn’t too powerful due to cost

There has been a lot of debate about the Wii hardware, how powerful the console is, what kind of technology it has, etc. It’s widely accepted now that the console isn’t that much more powerful than current generation systems, but it is nevertheless more powerful, as a recent Batman Arkham City Wii U comparison showed. …

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Wii U dev kit spotted

According to rumors, this is the Wii U dev kit, code-named CAT-DEV (Cafe Tool for Development), referring to Wii U’s code name “Project Cafe”. The dev kit is said to be one of the earlier models before they were mass produced by Nintendo and shipped to developers. The dev kit pictured above was so early …

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Batman Arkham City: Wii U vs PS3 comparison

Batman Arkham City will be a Wii U launch title and will not only include console specific features for the GamePad, but it’ll also feature better graphics, as the above screenshots show. Eurogamer recently analyzed the Wii U hardware and found that while the new console is not that much more powerful than current gen …

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Nintendo Wii U infographic

A few days ago Nintendo released the Wii U hardware system specs, which included console and GamePad features, dimensions, weight, and so on. Now Nintendo has created a smart infographic that showcases the specs visually. The Wii U inforgraphic is definitely more useful when it comes to describing the various features, controls, and buttons of …

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Wii U hardware images

Nintendo has released high-resolution images of the Wii U console, GamePad controller, Wii U Pro controller, and a Wii U stand. Yesterday, the company released the Wii U hardware spec sheet, but didn’t include any in-depth details on the CPU, GPU and other specific features. It’s also been rumored that the black Wii U, which …

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Nintendo Wii U hardware specs revealed

Nintendo has revealed the Wii U hardware specs here at E3, but only the “outside” stuff such as dimensions, weight, ports, etc. Nevertheless, these are final and this is how the console will end up. Without further ado, here are the specifications, according to Nintendo: Wii U hardware specs 1.8″ tall, 6.8″ long, 10.5″ deep …