A sneaky developer was getting an early look at Nintendo's next console, which is set to be unveiled in couple of weeks at E3, and he managed to take a video showing a rough idea of what we've got in store.
The next Nintendo console, casually called the Wii 2 by speculators (or Wii HD — it changes every week), is expected to be announced this June at E3. The big selling point, as people hear it? A controller that features a 6.2-inch touchscreen right in the middle.
The Wii has never been the most powerful game console out there, but these days its chunky, standard-def graphics are looking worse than ever. Could it be about time for Nintendo's next-gen system? Kotaku seems to think so.
The Wii is showing its age. Now that both the Xbox 360 and PS3 have their own respective motion controls, along with their high definition visuals and robust online gaming networks, the Wii isn't so special anymore. It's really time for a Wii 2 says EA Games.
Square Enix is the biggest game developer in Japan, so when president Yoichi Wada speaks, people listen. And when he says that Nintendo is prepping a next-gen, high definition Wii with a brand-new motion controller for 2011, we believe him....