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‘854×480 resolution for Wii U controller’

The gamepad screen at the heart of the Wii U experience displays at a 854×480 resolution, according to new research and estimates. Entertainment site Golgotron claims the Wii U controller screen displays at the wide-VGA display standard. The factual basis to this claim is debatable. The resolution size was estimated …

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Wii U limited to one controller

With Nintendo’s Wii U still in the early stages of development every aspect is still open to change, but for the time being at least it looks as if each Wii U will only be able to use one new touch-screen controller. "Our basic premise is that you can use …

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Supplier hints at Project Cafe camera

Californian tech firm OmniVision has confirmed that it has won a lucrative contract for work on an upcoming games console. Though no such confirmation is given, the conclusion that nearly everyone has jumped to is that the company will be supplying camera devices for Nintendo’s Project Cafe, which will be …

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June 10th for inFamous 2

SCEE has confirmed that inFamous 2 will be released in the UK, Ireland and Germany on June 10th. It will hit other PAL territories on June 8th. A number of different SKUs have also been announced. The Lenticular Special Edition will include an assortment of digital extras, including the Electrocution …

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Further Wii successor tech claims

Nintendo’s new console will not include a hard drive, will house 8GB of internal flash memory and offer a proprietary disc format capable of storing 25GB of information. Those are the claims being made by Kotaku this morning as the rumour mill surrounding the still mysterious Wii successor continues. The …

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Touch screen on Wii HD controller?

Nintendo’s successor to the Wii is built with a custom IBM PowerPC with three cores”, an ATI-built GPU, and at least 512MB in memory, according to new unconfirmed reports. Nintendo has declined to comment on the validity of widespread hearsay regarding a successor to its home console. Information on Wii …

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Kinect firm makes PC motion controller

Kinect creators PrimeSense Immersive Natural Interaction has revealed a new Kinect-like motion camera for the PC. Called the WAVI Xtion, much like Kinect it will allow users to control an array of core functionality through gesture and voice, with the express intention of "extending PC usage to the living room". …

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MS clarifies Forza Kinect controls

Following the assurance yesterday that Kinect functionality will be supported in next year’s racer Forza 4, Microsoft has offered a little more detail on what exactly we should be expecting. Most importantly, the official press material for the title makes more than one reference to controller-based racing”, with Kinect seemingly …

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Kinect will remain optional to devs

First party developers for the Xbox 360 have not been told that they must use Kinect in all future titles, the platform holder has insisted. However, the company does remain hopeful that once the possibilities created by Kinect have become apparent, more devs will choose it as an option for …

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1.5m Move controllers sold in Europe

Platform holder Sony has for the first time revealed some early sales numbers for Move, which was launched in mid-September. Speaking to Bloomberg, SCE Europe boss Andrew House said that the controller has enjoyed very significant sales in the first month since launch, somewhere in the region of 1.5 million …

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