We've been playing the same old Wii since 2006, which makes the calls for Nintendo to create a new Wii—Wii HD! Wii 2? Wii-As-Powerful-As-The-Xbox-360!?!—about... four years old. As recently as last November, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime was telling Kotaku that it wasn't time to talk about a new Wii…
Prior to E3, as details of the next Wii were becoming clear, I had a dream that I could play the games on Nintendo's next console in my bathroom.
Nintendo's Wii U controller is such an extraordinary device that we've been hearing some skepticism from readers that the company would expect gamers to have more than one of them. After all, the thing looks expensive. It's got a screen, and a mic, and a camera, and lots of buttons.