Friday, April 15, 2011

Wii 2 to be Shown at e3?

More than a few sites are reporting what originally began on CVG- that Nintendo has a big announcement lined up for this year's e3 conference in June. Namely, that the Wii 2 (or Super Wii, or Ultra NES, or whatever...) is coming in 2012.

According to the above (and now a second CVG piece) the alleged console will have "full HD visuals and graphical capabilities beyond Sony and Microsoft's current hardware". And that's not the half of it, the controller supposedly houses an HD screen (no word on whether it's touchy yet), can actually become a Wii sensor bar for backwards compatibility purposes, and has a front facing camera. 

It might seem like a belated April fools joke at first, but remember that just a short time ago Microsoft began hiring for hardware development- and Nintendo's own Reggie Fils-Aime was commenting on future consoles (in respect to 3D support, or lack there of) just a few weeks ago.

Pretty safe to assume that Nintendo's e3 conference just became a hot ticket?