Wii U queue dispersed ahead of Hurricane Sandy

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 29 October 2012 00:59 GMT

Isaiah-Triforce Johnson has had to abandon his position as the head of the queue for the first Wii U in the US as New York battens down ahead of Hurricane Sandy’s arrival. This is disappointing for Triforce, although he’s quite sensible about it, but almost certainly the least awful consequence that is likely to result from the extreme weather, especially as Nintendo will let him take top spot again. Best wishes to everyone in affected areas. The Wii U launches in November assuming the world hasn’t exploded by then.

Thanks, Kotaku.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.



Hurricane Sandy

Isaiah Triforce Johnson

  • Wii U queue starts in Manhattan

    Isaiah-Triforce Johnson, who was the first person in the US to buy a Wii and 3DS, has started queueing up to repeat this feat with the Wii U, nearly a month ahead of its November 18 launch. Johnson has set up camp outside Nintendo World in Manhattan and is tweeting from the scene. The quasi-celebrity […]