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Two Tribes tease Wii U-exclusive features in Toki Tori 2

Two Tribes have been hard at work on Toki Tori 2, and it’s one of the Wii U games we’ve been hearing the most news recently. In an interview at GDC, they were asked if they had any specific plans for the Wii U version of the game in addition to the level editor we […]

Miyamoto hints at full body tracking for Wii Fit U

In addition to practically confirming that a Wii Fit game is coming to the Wii U, Miyamoto hinted very strongly in a recent Iwata Asks interview that the controller’s camera would be capable of Kinect-style full-body tracking. Miyamoto: I can’t really talk about it in detail, but we’re working on new ways to do training […]

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 […]

More proof that the Wii 2 will have a camera

We recently ran a story discussing rumours that the Wii 2’s controller might have a front-facing camera. Now we have more information that seems to add a little more weight to those rumours. In a quarterly results call, the company OmniVision hinted that they were getting ready to ship their 8-megapixel camera for use in a smartphone, […]

Wii 2’s controller to have front facing camera? (And confirmation of other rumours)

A source has told the website Develop Online that the Wii 2’s controller will have a front facing camera. It seems that the camera will be able to create in-game images. What this means exactly is unknown as the source did go into more detail. However, the source did go on to confirm that some […]

Wii 2 motion-sensing is “better than Move”

Some reports state that the Wii 2’s controller picks motions up more accurately than the current leader in the field, Sony’s PlayStation Move.