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CNET News Video: Nintendo's Wii U unveiled
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CNET News Video: Nintendo's Wii U unveiled

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Reggie Fils-Aime, president and CEO of Nintendo Entertainment, gives a tour of the new Wii U at E3 2012 in Los Angeles.

This is -- -- Well we'll give -- probability of death with the reunion they had voted no addiction and about the we have the first few dedicated mail personally screen -- the long history of video games the -- an account you can listen to an in his dream really shouldn't it is important to be little machine harms whales which have always relied on the TV screen. Right now we'd like to make a proper introduction to the Wii U game pad itself. So let's start -- with a quick guided tour. The Wii U game -- offers simple and intuitive control. The touch screen works with your finger tips for more precisely with the included stylish. There's a familiar plus control pad and ABX and -- button. Games featuring a deeper more immerse of experience will frequently employ the left and right analog sticks teacher -- a button underneath. By pressing down in this day. On the -- -- of the controller card trigger like Seattle and ZR buttons. They sit comfortably under the index -- -- when holding the game pad. -- -- -- -- triggers in many shooting games and L and and motion control using your cell parameter in gyroscope he's built into the as is a rumble feature. The built in camera and microphone. Variety of software applications. Including voice and video -- Here are stereo speakers. -- volume control that can adjust sound on the game. Or on your full screen TV. You can suspend the game just check for -- So that's a quick guide. How you manipulate. Your experiences. Now let's take a look at where those experiences begin. And this Nintendo direct over the weekend mister -- want to unveiled what you'll know as need bursts. It's how you interact with your gaming friends. And this is the first thing you'll see on your TV screen when you turn on the system. You might think of it but that's main street. A place for people congregate and -- constant commotion. Your own me is joined by others who play. On your home system. -- Q are your game friends. As well as people you've already met from around the world. And also many newcomers. You'll also notice that those -- are gathering around individual tiles. You might think of them -- billboards. On that main street. They represent both your personal tastes. And the entertainment such trending globally. On Wii U. And those -- don't just congregate they communicate. Each is equipped with a wide range of rich media engagement for socializing. And providing information. The first comes in the form of speech bubbles. You can see -- send simple text messages. Or you can use the stylus to write your own words and even draw your own illustrations. A lot like -- now. You can even share -- screen image from the game you're currently applying. These interactions can also display recent activity. And recent scores. You've even got the option to display facial expressions within the bubble that reflects your current state of mind. And because this form of interaction is browser based. While this may not be available right on launch day you'll eventually be able to join -- -- from your Nintendo three yes. Your PC. Or from any Smartphone or web enabled mobile device -- yeah.

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