Rumour – Nintendo considering renaming Wii U

By Brenna Hillier
26 January 2012 21:41 GMT

CVG is using extremely circumspect language to suggest it’s been given inside word on a possible Wii U name change. Difficulty marketing the 3DS – perceived by many consumers as a DS with a gimmick, rather than a full hardware upgrade – is cited as inspiration for the possible change. The Wii U was first shown at E3 2011, and Nintendo admitted it faffed up a confusing debut; a full reveal is expected at E3 2012 ahead of a release before the holidays.

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