The Wii U GamePad doubles as a TV remote [updated]

Wii U TV Remote

It turns out that the Wii U GamePad has the ability to function as a beautiful, touchscreen remote control for your television set. There is a button on the front of the controller that enables this functionality.

Update: Picture added!

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  1. Co-Wink-Key-Dink inc

    Is it a universal remote?

    • Rog

      I’d love to see a partnership with some huge Cable/Dish companies to provide an app that is also a Programming guide as well as the Remote.

      How great would that be?

    • Rog

      Meant to say, it must be if it’s going to work with the various TV’s made. It would have to be considered a “Universal TV” Remote. Whether it’s a Universal Device Remote is unclear from what I saw.