A second image of the ‘Project Café’ SDK leaks out – fake or not?

Yesterday, an image of what was thought to be a Wii 2/Project Café document leaked out, depicting a number of controllers for the system. It also included a colourless schematic of the Wii 2 console itself, which looked like an unexciting white box.

Today, that box suddenly gets a bit more exciting. Nintendo Master published a new picture today which appears to reveal the unit in its full glory. They note that if the image is, in fact, real, it is one of a development kit, so it may not look exactly like the unit that consumers will get to buy in stores. See the image after the break.

Project Café console unit

The text is a little blurry in the image, so I’ll save you the trouble of deciphering it. It reads:

Project Café is simply the most developer-friendly SDK the industry has ever seen. Deliver unparalleled next generation performance at current generation costs. It doesn’t get any easier than this.

  • easy portability from PC, Xbox 360
  • anytime live update past release
  • integrated Ad-Live framework

There is still a good chance this is fake, but seeing the same console design leak out of a different source is bumping the credibility meter up a little. I’ll keep you posted on any further updates we get on this. Until then, we’re free to speculate: now that we get a second picture of the same console, do you still think it’s a fake? Leave your thoughts in the comments!

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  1. OK, I know this seems childish but color makes it all the more believable. Looks pretty cool though; same hard, slanted edges as the 3DS.

  2. Wertville

    I’ll vote 50/50. The quick updating thing sounds like Spot Pass (Which is definitely one of my favorite features of the 3DS), and the ability to port things easily… Ya, sounds like something Nintendo would be aiming for.

  3. No, the quick updating thing sounds like the system on Xbox 360 and PS3. It’ll be nice to have updates available to squash all the hackers in Mario Kart.

  4. DaimyoNintendo

    Looks a lot like the PS3 fan made concept we saw years ago, coincidence?

    http://kotaku.com/#!160159/what-ps3-shouldve-been

    • Wow, I somehow never saw that PS3 fan concept before. I think it’s probably a coincidence. That, or this image might’ve been made by the same guy. :P

    • DaimyoNintendo

      Yea for sure.
      I remember seeing this PS3 fan art when Wii was still called revolution and we had no idea it was going to be a little black or white box. I really liked this PS3 design and would have loved to have a Nintendo console which looks like it. You should (everyone interested) should go back and good search for Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft fan made concepts, some are pretty good. I do it every now and then.

  5. oldjeezy

    Listen I’ve seen the “leaked” video, I’ve seen the controller, and my thought to the people is this wait till e3 please, quote bill maher the you wait for sex the better it feels, and you all don’t have to wait much longer. Personally I won’t get another nintendo product because if you look at the games they’re done due to lack of origanallity, they remake 007, zelda, mario, mariokart, metriod, kid icarus, and of course the manditory game for the disney, dreamworks, and television shows that are needing the suck the childrens market cash caw dry, all the games that made nintendo what it is today. Back to my thoughts on cafe I don’t think that’s even going to be the name because wii was once revolution and gamecube was once something else. The controller I doubt is going to have a screen because, nintendo has proven that they’re motion control is the way its going to be. People need to wait and quit debating and wait till we find out I think its such a buzz kill when we are in love with our systems and someone on the inside leaks info whether real or not, I’m like dude let me play my system that I got, I know there are going to be more games before a new platform drops, by only talking about the new system we miss the fact that we still have new games coming out!!!!!!

  6. oldjeezy

    Another thing that makes me mad is people found out about project cafe and wii and gamecube and they hounded nintendo untill they had not choice but to say yes and release new stuff before its even finished!!!!!!!!