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Community Spotlight: A 3D Wii U Controller

Hinkik from the forums created a detailed 3D model of the Wii U controller. While there’s no groundbreaking Wii U news here, I thought his work was awesome enough in its own right to show off on the blog. Check it out!

6 Uses for the Wii U Controller’s Camera

The Wii U controller’s front-facing camera is a curious feature. The inclusion of a camera in a game controller is quite novel, but how practical can it be in actual games? Several weeks ago, long before we even knew what the Wii U was called, a few users at the forums came up with several […]

Square Enix will consider Final Fantasy HD Collection if they see enough demand

Yoshinori Kitase, producer of the Final Fantasy series, has said in an interview that Square Enix ” would seriously consider” putting together an HD compendium of Final Fantasy games. We haven’t made up our mind about that yet, but if there was a strong voice coming through from the users asking for such porting, then […]


I’ve got an exciting announcement to make. As of today, I’m entering into a partnership with David Turnbull, a good friend of mine and the owner of Wii U Blog and Nintendo 3DS Blog. He’s joining me as the co-admin of our forums, which have now moved to their final domain name, (formerly […]

Everything we know about Project Café (so far)

Newbs of has emailed an article of his in to me, which I thought would be worth featuring on Wii 2 Blog. In the works since April 25th – the day Nintendo officially announced the Wii’s successor – Newbs’s piece serves as a all-in-one compilation of all the rumours, news, and “facts” we know […]

Community Showcase: Matheus and Jade, two Project Café mockup artists

You may or may not be aware of Wii 2 Blog’s mockup gallery (if not, you should go check it out!), which features over 100 fan-made mockups of Project Café. I’ve been fortunate enough to have had two artists email their work to me personally for inclusion, and I’d like to showcase them on the […]

Brilliant post on NeoGAF about the advantages of a personal touchscreen

The user Retro over at NeoGAF made a great post yesterday which I think is worth every Wii 2 Blog reader’s time. It’s a lengthy but incredibly well thought-out piece that aims to convince any last skeptics of the advancements a touchscreen controller could bring to the gaming table. The obvious uses like privacy in […]

Penny Arcade ridicules Wii 2 rumors in their latest comic

With all the crazy Wii 2 rumours flying around, it’s unavoidable that someone finally decided to publicly ridicule them. Feature after feature has been getting announced, from a touchscreen controller to a freakishly powerful GPU. Penny Arcade has done just this in one of their more recent comic strips, which I just happened across. To […]

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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.