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IGN Interview with Takashi Tezuka for New Super Mario Bros. U

IGN conducted an interview with Takashi Tezuka, the director for New Super Mario Bros. U, earlier in the week for information regarding his most recent project [New Super Mario Bros. U]. You can read the interview after the break.

Rumour: Wii U to be 83% as powerful as the Xbox 720?

An inside source has revealed some secret information to IGN regarding the processing power of the Xbox 720′s and Wii U’s graphics hardware. [The] Xbox 720′s raw graphics processing power is expected to be six times that of the Xbox 360 and will yield 20-percent greater performance than Nintendo’s forthcoming console, the Wii U. Now, [...]

Super Smash Bros. 4 may feature a Capcom character

Speaking to IGN in an interview, Masahiro Sakurai had a couple of interesting things to say about Super Smash Bros. When asked about the possibility of a Capcom character or two making it into the game’s Wii U and 3DS installment, he replied: I can’t say that it’s entirely out of the realm of possibility [...]

Capcom effectively confirms their support for Project Café

Capcom is one company that has traditionally been very supportive of Nintendo’s platforms in the past, and I expect no different for the Wii’s successor. A quote from an interview with IGN all but confirms they’re working on something. We’re a multiplatform publisher, and I think anytime we have new hardware coming to the market that can [...]

Survey shows how many gamers want to buy the Wii 2

A national survey (of the US) was carried out with the intent to find out how many gamers want to purchase the Wii 2 based on everything we know about it at this stage (or at least, everything that rumours lead us to believe we know). The results were as follows: 27% intend to purchase [...]

IGN builds the Wii 2 [Video]

The folks at IGN decided to something I’d call a little crazy, and built a PC with specs roughly equivalent to what Project Café is rumoured to pack. They made a video of it in action, which shows off the Frankenstein-like machine and several PC graphical heavy-hitters like Crysis 2 running silky-smooth on it, with [...]

IGN’s May 5th mailbag focuses on Project Café

Richard George has put together a mailbag feature on IGN in which he does his best to answer a number of readers’ questions about the Wii’s successor. There is absolutely no new information to found in the piece, but it’s still a good read if you want a recap on everything we’ve been hearing about [...]

IGN “predicts” the Project Cafe launch lineup

Nintendo has taken on a fair amount of criticism after the 3DS’s launch, in that the selection of games for the system was mediocre at best. I’m sure a lot of you will agree that we don’t want the Wii’s successor to suffer from the same launch blues next year that the 3DS did. With this in [...]

The (hypothetical) Project Café announcement at E3

A user has written up his prediction of how the Wii HD’s announcement will progress at E3 2011.