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Nintendo Wii U press conference

Nintendo will unveil new details about its upcoming game console, the Wii U.

  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:52:29 PM
    In multiplayer, one can use his gamepad as a single screen, and the other person can use the TV as the other screen. No more split screens.
  • Jeff Bakalar 9/13/2012 2:52:37 PM
    Exactly. If I have a PS3/360 why would I ever get it for WiiU?
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:53:16 PM
    I'm not sure the Wii U gamepad really adds that much to the game. Do I care about a second screen when I'm worried about getting sniped on the main screen?
  • sarahtew 9/13/2012 2:53:18 PM
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:53:34 PM
    Hirshberg says zombies will be back for the next Black Ops.
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:53:45 PM
    He says gamers will get the full version and experience on Wii U.
  • dan.ackerman 9/13/2012 2:53:59 PM
    All I know is, whoever is using a Wiimote/nunchuck to play Black Ops II is getting pwned.
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:54:17 PM
    @Dan So true, so true.
  • dan.ackerman 9/13/2012 2:54:26 PM
    Too early to announce launch games? Yikes...
  • Jeff Bakalar 9/13/2012 2:54:28 PM
    Too early to tell which are launch and which on launch window
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:54:35 PM
    I'd love to stack up 360 gamers against Wii U players. Who do you think would win?
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:54:51 PM
    Nintendo and our publishing partners will identify exact release date later.
  • dan.ackerman 9/13/2012 2:54:51 PM
    Reggie says "strongest for any Nintendo home platform" ever -- talk about parsing...
  • Jeff Bakalar 9/13/2012 2:55:01 PM
    Nov 18 - March '13 is the launch window
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:55:12 PM
    More than 50 games will launch between Nov. 18 and March.
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:55:39 PM
    Another sizzle reel of a lot of developers and publishers, and a list of their games.
  • dan.ackerman 9/13/2012 2:56:04 PM
    Sounds like that's about it.
  • dan.ackerman 9/13/2012 2:56:16 PM
    Reggie! How much is the standalone extra GamePad!?!?!
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:56:59 PM
    We've come here today not just to make news, but to give you a better sense of how you will play games. How it will change the way you view television, he says.
  • dan.ackerman 9/13/2012 2:57:03 PM
    Nothing today on Miiverse...
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:57:06 PM
    The agent of change is the Wii U gamepad.
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:57:16 PM
    It's the next advance in gaming, he says. It's how YOU will play next.
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:57:24 PM
    Fils-Aime has wrapped up.
  • Jeff Bakalar 9/13/2012 2:57:31 PM
    That's it. Finishing with a highlight reel
  • dan.ackerman 9/13/2012 2:57:41 PM
    I'm still standing by Nintendo Land and ZombiU as the real system-sellers so far.
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 2:57:44 PM
    Another sizzle reel of the upcoming games...this industry loves their sizzle reels.
  • sarahtew 9/13/2012 2:58:00 PM
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  • sarahtew 9/13/2012 2:58:16 PM
  • dan.ackerman 9/13/2012 2:58:45 PM
    OK, thanks for tuning in -- we'll have updated hands-on impressions and more shortly.
  • Jeff Bakalar 9/13/2012 2:59:53 PM
    A LOT of games already out, or that will be out for a console you probably already have.
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 3:00:19 PM
    Okay, seems like the presentation is wrapping up.
  • Jeff Bakalar 9/13/2012 3:00:33 PM
    OK, off to play and to ask some questions!
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 3:00:36 PM
    Fils-Aime is out already, and another Nintendo executive is thanking us for showing up.
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 3:01:03 PM
    They're about to open up the floor below for video game demos.
  • sarahtew 9/13/2012 3:01:24 PM
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 3:01:41 PM
    Ok, that's a wrap!
  • Roger Cheng 9/13/2012 3:01:59 PM
    Thanks to everyone who tuned in. I hope you enjoyed our live blog!
  • Rich Brown 9/13/2012 3:02:15 PM
    Thanks for reading, everyone. We will have as much hands-on reporting as we can get with the console, Nintendo TVii, and any games on-hand.
  • sarahtew 9/13/2012 3:03:08 PM
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