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Tech Beat: Checking out Nintendo's new marvel
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Nintendo debuted the Wii U last year, but at the 2012 E3 conference, the public got a chance to see what it can do.
The Wii U involves a system which links its new controller, a mix between a tablet computer and a traditional video game controller, to the Wii console for a new way to play.
“Nowadays, everyone is used to having the TV on, having a show running or a sport running and at the same time, they are playing with a tablet or a PC or smartphone,” Francesco Cavallari with Ubisoft said. “What the Wii U offers for us game developers is the opportunity to bring that to multiplayer gameplay.”
Nintendo also touted what will be called Miiverse, an in-game social network so you and your friends can leave each other in-game messages.
Learn more about Nintendo’s new marvel in the video above.