Rejected Wii prototype controller had touchscreen similar to Wii U GamePad

During the development of the Wii, Nintendo created a number of different prototype controllers and eventually settled on the Wii Remote. Surprisingly, one of the rejected prototypes was inspired by the design of the DS and featured a touchscreen, much like the Wii U GamePad.

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FirstPlaceMan1687d ago ShowReplies(1)
StrawHatPatriot1687d ago (Edited 1687d ago )

That's interesting, because they orginally wanted the Wii Remote to be an accessory to the Gamecube, so they probably scrapped and came up with this for the Wii, then brought back the Wiimote.

Benjamminkno1686d ago

It's odd that Nintendo is the company that takes the biggest risks.