Nintendo Promises Wii U in Time for Holidays

on January 26, 2012 9:30 AM

It’s a Christmas miracle! Nintendo has announced that the Wii U will hit shelves this holiday season in Japan, Europe, Australia, and North America.

Head honcho Satoru Iwata made the announcement during the company’s earnings conference in Osaka earlier today, following statements that . The Wii U will bring Nintendo into the fold of HD consoles and features a 6.2 inch touch-screen controllers with motion-sensing and multimedia capabilities akin to that of the 3DS.  Rumor has it that the Wii U will be twice as powerful as the Xbox 360.

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