Did Nintendo just add another button to the Wii?

Club Skill has an article on Nintendo's controller and it having ANOTHER button, not shown ever before:

This is a scan from the upcoming August issue of Nintendo Power magazine. You can see a woman holding a black Wiimote, but then you see a purple colored button on the underside of the controller.

This button on the controller has not been in any photo, at all. It wasn't even shown at E3. No mention of it has been made.

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shotty6438d ago

That button was always there. I think it's the Z button.

Smellslikepie6437d ago

Isn't that the sync button? So that you can sync your wiimote to your Wii?

Lostboy6437d ago

I don't know what it's for but i would like to know whether that's a 360 or a PS3 on the soldier's back... nyuk nyuk ;-P

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Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad - Westerners Weren't Titillated

Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad launched 15 years ago today, and you'd be wise not to judge this game by it's cover.

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Will There Ever Be A New Rayman Game?

Ubisoft barely have a leg to stand on lately, so do they need to crack open the vaults and return platforming royalty to glory for some goodwill?

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-Foxtrot3d ago

We need Rayman 4, they could make a great platformer game if they wanted. With the open hub levels and the like.

Better than relying on Rabbids and Assassins Creed all the time

Profchaos2d ago

Yeah agree id love a Rayman 2 style 3d platform game over another 2d platformer I know people loved legends but it never gelled with me same as Rayman 1 back in the day on PS it just felt like a average platformer with sonic and Mario offering something better on what was then last gen hardware

Terry_B3d ago

Yes..but I am sure it won't be the Rayman game fans want. Not from the company that is Ubisoft today.

mastershredder3d ago (Edited 3d ago )

Ancel is retired from games. His hoodlum/rabbid team are doing their own thing. It would not be the same if Ubisoft did.

Profchaos2d ago

Probably far more profitable to make low effort Rabbids games aimed at kids over a next Rayman

Chocoburger3d ago

Experience points, skill trees to fill up, level gating, endless menial tasks and side quests, constantly scrounging for resources. Always having to upgrade your gear. A.KA. "The Ubisoft effect".

No thanks, don't ruin Rayman's legacy.

Profchaos2d ago

Sure there will be it'll launch right alongside the next splinter cell

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Bully: Scholarship Edition - Desperately in Need of a Sequel

Bully: Scholarship Edition was an Xbox 360 & Wii re-release of the PS2 classic. Still playable on modern consoles, it'll make you long for a sequel.

TheBrainZ4d ago

A sequel? More likely a remake as is the current trend? No point, everyone wants GTA VI.

kevco334d ago

It's a shame that basically all of Rockstar's catalogue apart from GTA and Red Dead is now, well, dead.

Redgrave4d ago

The R☆ of today is extremely unlikely to put out any project that isn't GTA because of the gaming climate and because GTA is stupidly self sustaining.

Gone are the days of a mainline title and a portable tie-in/standalone title of the same name just like publishers putting out multiple fighters at once.

Costs are too high and mainline titles have become too gargantuan to allow for "risks" on lesser titles that may not take off or sell.

Take Capcom for example, and SF6. We are unlikely to ever see a new installment of their other fighters like Rival School or Darkstalkers because SF6 is more popular, recognized and costly. A new Darkstalkers in the RE Engine would look sick as f*ck, and would visually be unlike any other fighter if done right. Sadly though, it's not as recognizable as SF and Capcom is unlikely to put so much on the line for something that might not catch.

Rebel_Scum4d ago

If there’s to be a sequel it should be at the college/university level. Otherwise its just going to be a rehash of the same progression and story.