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The console could ship as early as the fall and carry a price tag somewhere in the region of $350 - $400. This figure is based on manufacturing costs from Foxconn, which is said to be building the console. Additionally, the console is rumored to be able to stream games to the controllers. Funnily enough, 'the Stream' is one of the names floating around for this device.


Tom's Guide Source: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/Wii-2-Pr...ews-10938.html
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Same story, different article. Looks like this guy was regurgitating what IGN said in hopes of cashing in on some of the Wii II traffic.
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Same story, different article. Looks like this guy was regurgitating what IGN said in hopes of cashing in on some of the Wii II traffic.
Yeah, but when hasn't that happened?
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Dear Nintendo, you have set your DeLorean to the wrong time. Please readjust for 2006.
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If its £250 i will consider it if it does anything special... :/
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Dear Nintendo, you have set your DeLorean to the wrong time. Please readjust for 2006.
R700 released in 2008.
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I find it hilarious that people bag on nintendo on teh games because its too kiddy like or not mature enough, but low and behold, the sales of teh systems and games are better then the 360 and ps3.....
just because you dont like the games doesnt mean a nintendo fail.
    
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Dear Nintendo, you have set your DeLorean to the wrong time. Please readjust for 2006.
R700 was in 2008, but the architecture is still in use today with the HD68x0 series and keep in mind consoles can do a lot more with their hardware than PCs due to optimization, this should match or beat a high-end PC at launch.

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I find it hilarious that people bag on nintendo on teh games because its too kiddy like or not mature enough, but low and behold, the sales of teh systems and games are better then the 360 and ps3.....
just because you dont like the games doesnt mean a nintendo fail.
Please, for the love of god, use punctuation...And don't use teh, I mean, I've seen worse posts, but still.
    
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Nice.

Now screenshots of games, and a pic of the controller.


Lol Foxconn building the console?
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Nice.

Now screenshots of games, and a pic of the controller.


Lol Foxconn building the console?
Foxconn builds EVERYTHING!!!

I was hoping for a cheaper price, but I will reserve judgement till Nintendo releases "official" information.

If that slides legit they are pushing that it is easy to port over PC and Xbox 360 games to it. Apparently Nintendo has realized that they need to have more 3rd parties develop better games for their system.
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