Nintendo president Satoru Iwata showed off the Wii-U's new function in a pre E3 2012 a video released, giving the gaming world a name for the Wii U controller, showing off a newly designed secondary controller controller,and explaining the Wii U's online platform, called the "Miiverse."
The Wii U controller will be called the Gamepad, in a nod to the NES's Gamepad. The controller itself is a little larger than the prototype shown at last year's E3. As was rumored, it will feature a pair of traditional control-sticks rather than the control pads on the original version. Also of note: There's an area for near-field communication (NFC) built in, which will allow you to scan tokens or cards without having to enter codes into the Wii U. For more, including the full presentation, be sure to click inside.
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