Wednesday, June 8, 2011

E3: Nintendo shows Wii U

Nintendo has finally unveiled the new games console that will replace the Wii. In recent months there has been talk so that both the characteristics of the name would have been, the new creature and Nintendo has finally been unveiled as the U Wii, which reads "You" Wii ". As usual, Nintendo wanted to differentiate themselves from the competition by submitting an innovative and very interesting, certainly raise a lot of interest for those who have had the pleasure of buying the old Wii.

This new console, finally can match the rival Xbox 360 and PS3 for the graphics card and having the power of video cable, will surely be even higher in the detail of texture, as well as having an innovative controller screen 6.2-inch touch with a resolution of 640x480, with a D-pad, buttons, A / B / X / Y, L / R buttons and ZL / ZR, an accelerometer, gyroscope, vibration, camera, microphone , stereo speakers, a strip of sensors and a nib, the controller to operate properly, it must be in the same room as the console and allows you to play both parts of a game is to play the entire game from his screen.

The hardware that covers the console itself, has not yet been revealed in detail, but we know that the CPU was developed by IBM with 45-micron SOI manufacturing process and a quantity of DRAM integrated, while the GPU was developed AMD, HCE has created a chip specifically for the console, presumably resulting from the Radeon HD 4000, graphics core with DirectX 10.

The size of U Wii are 46 x 172 x 268 mm with an entry that reads optical disks by 12 cm high-density owner "so no Blu-Ray", but still compatible with older games for the Wii. Nintendo this time has castrated the console for audio and video outputs are in fact an HDMI port, component, S-video and composite, which ensure support for 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i, while the audio are AV Multi Out connector, while HDMI is handled by a 6-channel linear PCM.

Also available is a port for flash memory 4 USB ports, so you can expand the internal memory. Click to enlarge At the time of the debut of the Wii U will have a playground very consistrente as "Assassin's Creed, Raman Arkham Asylum, Tekken, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Darksiders II, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Dirt, Metro: Last Night, Ninja Gaiden 3: The Razor's, Edge, Madden, Battlefield, Zelda, New Super Mario U, Super Smash Bros.

The console should be available between April and December 2012.

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