E3 2011Nintendo's controller for the just-announced new Wii U console features a 6.2-inch touchscreen, as has been rumoured for some time.
OpinionAll eyes will be on the Nintendo conference at this year's E3 as it shows off the successor to the Wii – but the next generation console, codenamed Project Café, faces an uphill battle before it is even announced.
Nintendo has become the latest target of online attacks by hackers, following the recent high-profile attacks on Sony.
The run-up to E3 each year is traditionally marked by a heady mix of lot of hype (from PRs and publishers), mixed in with a spectacular amount of rumour (from 'the internet') and a healthy dash of "let's-just-wait-and-see-shall-we?" cynicism (from seasoned games journalists).
A video purported to show prototypes of Nintendo's Wii console follow up, codenamed Project Café, has surfaced, giving a glimpse at a prototype console.
The latest news about the successor to Nintendo's Wii – currently codenamed 'Project Café' – is that the Japanese gaming company plans to stick with traditional buttons and directional pads (d-pads).