Not to be outdone by Apple's iPhone 5 announcement yesterday, Nintendo want to remind you where colourful, addictive, character-filled gaming began with the release date announcement of their new console Wii U.
With the price still unnkown [it will cost $300-$350 in the US], Nintendo have confirmed the Wii U for a November 30 release date. Brief outline of what you can expect from the console below...
Wii U is an HD console that offers more choice and variety of gameplay than ever before, with brand new gaming experiences enabled by the innovative Wii U GamePad controller, whether playing alone or together with friends. The Wii U GamePad offers an integrated second screen and can also be used independently of the TV set with certain software.
The Wii U will be launched alongside the "strongest line-up of launch software in Nintendo history." With FIFA 13, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, ZombiU and Rayman Legends as well as Nintendo's own Super Mario Bros. U and Capcom's Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and Bayonetta 2, developed by Platinum Games and published by Nintendo.
The Wii U Basic Pack features a Wii U console with 8GB internal storage and a Wii U GamePad, both in white. The Wii U Premium Pack contains a black Wii U console and Wii U GamePad, and with 32GB of internal storage provides more space for downloadable digital content. The Premium Pack also contains a stand for the GamePad and console, a charging cradle for the GamePad, a sensor bar and the Nintendo Land software. Both packs also feature an HDMI cable and AC adapters for console and GamePad.