Nintendo Working on New Home Console, Could Be 3D
Posted on Thursday, February 17 @ 08:18:54 Eastern by Anthony Severino
The Nintendo Wii was always difficult to consider a true "next gen" console. The Wii was built on Gamecube-era tech and is easily trumped by the Xbox 360 and PS3's capabilities in both graphics and processing power. Instead, the Wii's big selling point was its unique motion controller -- and we all know how that turned out.
Despite mopping the floor with more powerful consoles sales-wise, the Nintendo Wii is showing signs of aging long before other consoles. Especially now that both the PS3 and the Xbox 360 have their own motion-controlled experiences that go above and beyond what the Wiimote is capable of.
And even though Nintendo's current focus is the 3DS, they're already hard at work on a successor to the Wii and it's possible it could be compatible with 3DTVs.
Speaking in a recent interview, Rob Saunders, Nintendo's UK Head of Communications, spilled the beans that Nintendo was indeed working on a new console, one that they have been developing since the Wii released:
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