Nintendo Hosts Wii U Preview Event in New York
Zach Fountain, Nintendo of America director of Network Business, and Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime showcased Nintendo TVii on the Wii U console in New York on Thursday, Sept. 13.
With Nintendo TVii, viewers in the United States and Canada can use the touch-screen GamePad controller to access a variety of video sources – including live TV, Web videos and subscription-based programming – all from a single interface.
Recently, Nintendo had revealed new information about the upcoming Wii U game console, including details about the system’s touch-screen controller, the Wii U GamePad. (Read: What’s New on Nintendo Wii U Game Console?)
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And digital interactive entertainment company Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) announced that EA SPORTS is developing its two most popular sports videogames—FIFA Soccer 13 and Madden NFL 13—for Nintendo Wii U. (Read: FIFA Soccer 13 and Madden NFL 13 on Nintendo Wii U)
According to Nintendo, Wii U is set to change the way people interact with their games, their TVs and each other when it launches across the Americas on Nov. 18.
It will come at a suggested retail price of $299.99 for the Basic Set and $349.99 for the Deluxe Set.