Wii 2 Confirmed: New console is coming in 2012


Nintendo has confirmed that a successor to its Wii console will be released next year. Nintendo shas also aid that the new home system would be shown at E3 2011 for the first time.

Nintendo’s Wii 2 has reportedly been named ‘Project Cafe‘ behind-the-scenes, and features a custom IBM PowerPC CPU with three cores, a GPU from the ATI R700 family with a shader unit at version 4.1, and at least 512Mb of RAM. It is possible that the new system could be more powerful than the PS3 and Xbox 360. We’ll have to see about that..

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