Wii U Rumors

As far as I am concerned, these are just rumors.  However, I felt that since E3 is less than a week away, it would be fun to post them.

According to a source over at NeoGaf, the latest Wii U dev kits allow for the following features;

  • Video Chat is available, but must be from the main menu of the system (not while playing a game).
  • Voice Commands are available (similar to this rumor we heard about the 3DS maybe?)
  • Facial Recognition (similar to features of the Xbox Kinect)
  • Ability to suspend games, similar to 3DS.
  • Ability to share achievements with friends by sending videos or screenshots with drawings on them.
  • Watch a friend play online
  • Multitasking (example: keep a text or video walkthrough open from the site while playing the game, swap back and forth as needed)

    Dribble

Oh, and a new game has been announced for Wii U – Jett Tailfin, an underwater racing game.  This game certainly doesn’t look that impressive from the screenshots of the mobile version, but I will reserve my judgement until I actually see it in action on the Wii U.

 

About the author:

Jeremy’s love of gaming, especially Nintendo started in the late 80′s when his parents bought him and his older brother an NES. Many hours were spent playing Mario and Duck Hunt. Eventually Jeremy graduated to bigger and better games and systems, like the SNES, GC, Wii, 3DS, and finally to the Wii U. Ask him what the defining moment of his childhood gaming was and he’ll answer, “the day I beat Zelda 2.” To this day that game holds a special place in his heart. His favorite types of games are platformers.

Jeremy started blogging for NintendoFuse in October 2010. He started off as a lurker on the forums who won a free copy of And Yet It Moves on WiiWare. From there he realized he liked the forums and the site and wanted to remain a part of it. He was brought on board shortly thereafter and has helped post news and reviews for the past couple of years. Currently Jeremy has taken a step back to focus on family and school. He assists in minor back-end site maintenance from time to time.

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  • http://www.nintendofuse.com DarkWish

    The source on NeoGAF only claims facial recognition, suspending a game, and multitasking… the rest is pure speculation.

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