"Over the years, Nintendo has traditionally produced my minions favorite gaming platforms. The very first one we owned was a GameBoy Advance. As of this moment, we still own that Gameboy Advance plus the DS, DS Lite, DSXL, DSi, 3Ds, and a GameCube, Wii and Wii U.
I wasn’t planning to yet upgrade to the Wii U as that console seemed to be their least favorite, though it was my favorite due to Wii Sports and Wii Fitness. But the Wii U arrived as a review unit and the three youngest minions–17, 13, and 13–were eager to unwrap it.
Did I need a Wii U? Here are the advantages of the new system over the old:", writes Wired.