Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: No, This is Not Confirmation of the 'Wii 2'

  1. #1
    Retired WiiHacks Staff ShadowSonic2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Green Hill Zone
    Posts
    3,661
    Thanks
    295
    Thanked 3,896 Times in 987 Posts
    Blog Entries
    47

    Unhappy No, This is Not Confirmation of the 'Wii 2'



    ome of you might have noticed that in the latest edition of Nintendo Power, which is someone holding a Wiimote labeled "Wii 2." We contacted the editor and were told it was a straight goof-up, not a surprise leak.

    The story behind the error sounds a little familiar. Nintendo Power's editor, Chris Slate, said the image - in an item touting Netflix's arrival on the Wii - is a photoshop-job that came from the web, and that staff put it in their files back before Nintendo contracted with Future US to handle the magazine's publication (which was early 2009.) Explains Slate:

    Someone (it may have been me, I don't remember) gathered a bunch of Nintendo-related images from wherever we could find them (such as the web) since we didn't have access to Nintendo's press site at that point, and I think we took the "Wii 2" one without noticing it had been altered. It was forgotten and left on our server, where it later got mixed in with our library of real assets once we started doing the magazine.
    Slate says Nintendo Power is "positive that we've deleted all the copies [of the image] for good this time," and expressed embarrassment at the screw-up, which echoes another Wii-related gaffe from a couple years back. The cover art designers for Okami on the Wii used an image, also pulled from the web, that featured an IGN watermark. And I've fallen victim to this myself in a way, taking a fan-made 'shop of a PS3 Slim as confirmation of the console's existence before it was officially announced.

    Slate assures us that "if Nintendo has a new system in the works - whether it's called 'Wii 2' or otherwise - I have absolutely no knowledge of it."
    Source: Kotaku

  2. 1 User Says Thank You ShadowSonic2 For This Useful Post


  3. #2
    Junior Member wiimaster4eva's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Scotland
    Posts
    1,224
    Thanks
    182
    Thanked 469 Times in 305 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Dont think will be long until someone leaks the real plans and design. Will it have controls or will it be like Microsofts natal design.
    ii acks.com




  4. #3
    New Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    32
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    I sure hope it's not like natal id rather enjoy 60 fps with something like the current wiimote instead of 30 fps with natal

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •