Online gaming publication Game Informer are reporting that numerous industry insiders have informed them that Nintendo are planning to reveal a brand new HD successor to the Nintendo Wii at this years E3 event in June.
“Nintendo is doing this one right. It’s not a gimmick like the Wii.”
– An anonymous source speaking to Game Informer
Game Informer’s sources say the console is capable of running games at “HD resolutions,” though it is unclear whether not it will be as powerful as Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Our sources have said the console’s power will be greater than or equal to the PlayStation 3. Nintendo is reportedly showing the console to publishers to garner interest for a late 2012 launch
Every year just before the E3 event in June we hear fresh rumours of Nintendo readying an HD version of its immensely successful Wii console. Do you think that this year we might actually see one?