To be released in 2012, the Wii U promises to reflect a ‘new generation’ of console gaming, with an emphasis on rich and dynamic gameplay. The Wii U is all about versatility. Players can switch seamlessly between their television screen and the hand-held controller, which looks like a cross between an iPad and a DS screen. With that mysterious “u” tagged onto the console title, players have been invited to fantasize about a bunch of different, customizable virtual adventures. But what does Nintendo’s emphasis on the system’s fluidity really mean for players?