There's a Wii U GamePad... Racing Wheel

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The wheel, of course, is the Wii U GamePad. Makes sense!

Japanese peripheral maker CyberGadget is rolling out a "Handle Stand" for the Wii U. It comes with a clamp so the GamePad can be used with racing games. If that's not your thing, it's also bundled with a more traditional wheel that has a slot for a Wii Remote.

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Sure, it looks goofy—like, really, really goofy. But it makes sense. Don't knock it!

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The Cyber Handle Stand will be out later next month in Japan for 4,298 yen, or around $42. Just in time for Mario Kart 8.

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electrojam
Electrojam

If the expansion port on the bottom could be used for something, you could have it fit into a wheel with a flappy paddle gear changer and have the Wii U screen used for your speedometer, rev counter and so on.

I dig that concept.