Our Wii 2 feature wish list

CNET's gaming experts have compiled their Wii 2 feature wishlist into a slideshow.

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Console life cycles historically have lasted around five to six years. While Sony and Microsoft seem to be deviating from that pattern, Nintendo has stuck with tradition by fully disclosing that a brand-new home console will be unveiled at next week's E3 2011.

There has been a lot of speculation about what kind of horsepower this Wii successor will bring, with early reports claiming the hardware will trump both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Wii 2 features we'd like to see (photos)

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Of course, there won't be any solid answers until the company's press conference on Tuesday morning, but for now, CNET's gaming experts have racked our brains to compile the ultimate wish list of features. Check it out!