Nintendo’s last resort to stay afloat in the market, Wii U will be released on November 18, this year. The Nintendo Wii U comprises of a media centre with built-in accelerometer and can also be used as a console or tablet. Lets find out why this device is Nintendo’s last resort.
The Game Pad: Nintendo’s big revolution for this variant; the device is also a tablet, so you can switch from playing your favourite game to watching TV on the touch screen. The novel Wii can also be used as a controller along with your Wiimotes. GamePad will act as a remote control if you are watching TV on Wii U’s screen.
The TV feature: Nintendo Wii U can be your new TV! The feature is called Tvii which supports legitimate video streaming. The company has partnered with Netflix, Hulu, Tivo and Amazon Direct which means that there shall be no problems in the reception of the stream, whether it is cable, stream or static media.
The Price Tag: The new device will cost £185 ($300) for the 8GB variant and £216 ($350) for the deluxe 32GB variant with charging accessories and a subscription to the Nintendo Network Premium, which provides discounts on future game downloads and a free copy of ‘Nintendoland’. Users can also purchase an extra Wii U for multi-player gaming at £108 ($175).
The Games: The new Mario is introduced to Wii U. ZombiU, the survival horror game will also be launched. The ‘Nintendoland’ supports various mini-games like Mario, Zelda, Samus and many more. News for big gamers, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Mass Effect 3 and Assassin’s Creed III will be available after the release of the device. Wii U will also support the old Wii games.
Why the new Wii? Why so many changes?
Nintendo Wii U is probably the last attempt of a company which was once at the helm of the gaming world to achieve its potential after somehow losing its way in the realm of technological advancements.
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