Wii 2 Likely To Be Revealed This Year (At E3?)

The Wii has been a powerhouse for Nintendo, kicking them back into living rooms all over the world. Prior to the Wii, Nintendo put out a couple of miss-hits in the Gamecube and Nintendo 64. Both consoles utilised a different medium than that of their competitors (N64 opting for a Cartridge over CD, and the Gamecube opting for Mini-DVD over full-size DVD).

While these measures were put in place to circumvent piracy, which they did to great effect, Nintendo still suffered at the register – with less of an adoption rate than their main competitors in Sony.'s heard a lot of rumours as to when the Next Generation of consoles will begin. For Nintendo, it is painstakingly obvious that it will be sooner, rather than later. are about to make a bold video game prediction here (looking at you Michael Pachter), so if this does not come to fruition feel free to send hate-mail. believe the Wii 2 will be announced and most probably revealed this year, possibly at E3.

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jay22868d ago

Not sure what they can pull off....

MacGamer2868d ago

I'm thinking it won't be as revolutionary as the Wii was

WhiteNoise2867d ago


The Wii was not revolutionary....analogue only was basically 2 just 2 gamecubes with motion control.

I traded mine after it sat unused for most of 12 months...

I have owned all nintendo's consoles and handhelds. Nintendo dropped the ball quality wise.

koehler832867d ago


Not all revolutions in gaming are technological.

WhiteNoise2867d ago


The Wii had the weakest game lineup of all time for Nintendo....that cancels out software innovation....what's left after that, marketing innovation? I suppose they did trick millions into buying a platform with no decent games, they get points for that I guess.

AAACE52867d ago


Revolutionary means something that comes out that get's everyone's attention and inspires others!

If i'm correct, it got lots of attention, the sales prove it! It has inspired others, which is why MS and Sony came out with their own forms of motion controls, even though they both downplayed motion controls at the beginning of this gen.

Games aren't just about power, they are about entertainment, or in other words... FUN! I have seen some beautiful games this gen, but a lot of them just weren't much fun! We told ourselves they were because we liked the graphics.

I'm an older gamer, so I remember when you could put in Super Mario at any time and have fun with it, no matter how many times you beat it! Most of the sh*t that we call good games get traded as soon as something that looks better comes along. Why don't we keep them if they were so good? If we do keep them, why don't we play them as much as the older games? Why do most people keep their games because they won't get much for them?

specialguest2867d ago (Edited 2867d ago )

The technology wasn't revolutionary, but the impact on the gaming industry was. As a result of the popularity of the Wii amongs the casual and traditionally non-gamers(senior citizens, moms, etc.), Sony and MS followed up with their own version of a motion gaming device.

rumplstilts2867d ago (Edited 2867d ago )


I like it how when you speak of revolutions all you can talk about is graphical capabilities. That is a shallow way of looking at innovation.

Nintendo changed the gaming market and the way we control games. Sony ushered in Blu-Ray and Microsoft really nailed the online capabilities of consoles.

Each of them has contributed in their own way to the latest generation of consoles but, in my opinion, I think Nintendo had the greatest impact this generation.

catguykyou2867d ago


Super Mario Galaxy
Super Mario Galaxy 2
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Metroid Prime Trilogy
Cave Story
Donkey Kong,
Metroid: Other M
Monster Hunter Tri
New Super Mario Bros
Wii Sports
Wii Sports Resort
A Boy and His Blob
Dead Space: Extraction
Disney Epic Mickey
Excitebots: Trick Racing
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King
GoldenEye 007
Mario Kart Wii
No More Heroes
No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle
Sin and Punishment: Star Successor
Super Paper Mario
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars
Trauma Center
WarioWare: Smooth Moves

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hellzsupernova2868d ago

my guess would be just another controller based game platform. with wii backwards compatability, HD etc

AndrewRyan2867d ago

I agree. Nintendo always manage to change things up drastically. Who saw the gamecube coming? Anyone? Like seriously?

But I think they will remain semi-casual to cater to the audience they have created.

koehler832867d ago

I'd bet my ass that it will be something camera based.

And it will be HD, more online compatible etc. All the basics we expect from 21st century technology.

JsonHenry2867d ago

My bet will be a 3D capable, HD, and controller+ "kinect" like camera machine. Still not top notch visuals though.

koehler832867d ago

They'd be hard pressed to market that. You just described the PS3.

JsonHenry2867d ago


You caught my insinuation perfectly! Bubble for you mate!

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Octo12867d ago

Here it is.......I kid I kid

Shani2867d ago

LOL. Where can I get it??

Quagmire2867d ago (Edited 2867d ago )

Lol. Would be funnier if it was 2 girls and a ball and a cup.

Ontopic: Where's me Pokemon MMO be?

MacGamer2867d ago

lol Octo1.. no Rick Roll?

Octo12867d ago

Damn. Never even crossed my mind.

Stealth20k2867d ago

didnt nintendo themselves say they werent?

Liamario2867d ago

We heard the same rumours for last year and the year before. Throw enough darts and you'll eventually hit the bulls eye

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