Articles about wii 2

Nintendo Wii successor might just be known as Nintendo
While Apple’s WWDC 2011 keynote will most probably take up most of the attention of journalists everywhere, that does not mean the whole world would stop for Cupertino – no sir, other companies, too, have their own agenda that they would like to push their products out to the market. Nintendo is not going to let something called WWDC be a wet blanket, as they promised that their next generation […]

Activision remains coy on Modern Warfare 3 for Nintendo consoles
By now, everybody and their grandma knows that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is coming this November – specifically on November 8. After the first few teasers and trailers, Nintendo gamers became a little bothered. The trailers include no mention of the game ever coming to the Wii, DS or event the 3DS.Infinity Ward’s Robert Bowling took to his Twitter to clarify once again:The confirmed platforms available for current […]

Is this really the Wii 2's shape?
Here is another “leaked photo” of what is purported to be Nintendo’s next-generation Wii console. As you can see, its shape looks oddly familiar to all the other leaked photos of the upcoming console. Instead of that silver prototype-finish, this Project Cafe has a Wii-like white paint job with that iconic light blue glowing light. Judging from an estimate based on its slot-loading disc, we can guess that this system […]

Is this a list of Wii 2 games in development?
 At next month’s E3 event in Los Angeles, Nintendo will take the wraps off its next-generation console, code-named “Project Cafe” and tentatively dubbed the Wii 2. The console will reportedly feature powerful new hardware architecture and yet another revolutionary controller, this time with rumored 6-inch touchscreen.Of course, a console is worthless without solid launch games and a steady flow of must-buy games in order to maintain the new momentum that […]

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All Nintendo console sales are declining, Nintendo in trouble?
The party’s over fellas because Nintendo’s consoles have all hit a new slump. The video game giant that rode back to the top with its incredibly successful Nintendo DS and Wii is now facing uncertainty as sales for both aged systems are slowing down and the piles of Nintendo 3DS consoles remain on store shelves.According to Nintendo, the Wii sold only 172,000 systems last month, even lower than the previous […]

Ubisoft indirectly spills the beans on Wii 2's power
Echoing what we’ve already heard about the Wii 2’s power, Ubisoft’s CEO Yves Guillemot mentioned at a company investor call that it will be re-using a lot of the assets and investments that it created with games for the Xbox 360 and PS3 for the next Nintendo console. Guillemot said, “So we will not have to redo completely the games that we create. We’ll be able to use all the capacity […]

Weirdest Wii 2 rumors ever pop up
In about one month, Nintendo is going to take the wraps off its Wii 2 console. Expected is a console that will be a much-needed upgrade over the Wii and its motion controls, HD graphics, powerful processors and graphic chips that are beefier than the Xbox 360 and PS3 and an innovative new controller that is said to sport a six-inch touchscreen.Mind you, that’s all rumors and speculation – but […]

Nintendo regrets not having more third-party support for Wii, won't repeat for Wii 2
Nintendo’s Wii is a strange little console. On the one hand the console single-handedly beat the Xbox 360 and PS3 in terms of install base with over 80 million systems sold. On the other hand it had no chance in staying relevant up against its rivals once they too received their own motion-based controllers.Without HD graphics, a hard drive and a solid online gaming platform, Nintendo was pretty much forced […]

Wii 2 might ditch long "Friend Codes"
Rumor has it that the Wii 2 or whatever it will be called is going to scrap the annoying Friend Code system. According to gaming site 1Up’s Sam Kennedy, “there will be no Friend Codes” in Nintendo’s next console. If true, Nintendo gamers will finally be able to let out a sigh of relief.Anyone who’s gamed on Nintendo’s Wii or DS game systems knows that entering long string of 12 […]

The best Wii 2 mock-ups so far are probably fake
Nintendo made it official that a Wii successor (known as Project Cafe/Stream) will officially debut in playable form at E3 this June, but how does the console look like? Based off a bunch of mock-ups that first turned up on 4Chan, these purported leaked shots of the Wii 2 are making the rounds on the web.Let’s just say it: they’re fake. First, let’s point out the console’s light is turned […]

Nintendo officially announces Wii 2 will arrive next year
Nintendo has just put an end to all speculation about the arrival of their next home video gaming console. The Japanese video game company has officially announced that their new console, the Wii 2 will be a successor to the original Wii and will arrive sometime in 2012, next year. While we’ll have to wait until next year to get our hands on the console, Nintendo will be officially confirming […]

Wii 2 controller will have a 6.2 touchscreen and eight buttons
The excitement surrounding the Wii 2’s controller is building up tremendously. Already rumored-to-death to sport a 6-inch touchscreen, Kotaku says it’s confirmed with several sources that the controller will have a 6.2-inch touchscreen and eight buttons. This resonates with IGN’s mock-up above of the new controller. Kotaku further notes that Wii gamers who are accustomed to swinging a Wii Remote and Nunchaku shouldn’t be worried, the new console will apparently […]

Nintendo will unveil Wii HD at E3
After years of rumors, Game Informer says it’s been able to confirm with multiple sources that Nintendo will unveil the successor to the Wii at E3 this year. This comes off news that the Wii will receive a $50 price cut next month. As far as information on the console goes, all GI knows is that it will have high-definition graphics, but are unsure whether or not it will exceed […]

Nintendo Wii 2 launching this spring?
Now we all know that Nintendo won’t be releasing any in-house developed games this spring, but what does it all mean? In an interesting analysis posted up on Kotaku, Nintendo’s drought of games might actually be the opposite of their developers taking a well-deserved break from pumping out new games for their current consoles (3DS, DS, and Wii). According to the data of Nintendo’s game release history for the past […]