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Nintendo Tried to Pull a Fast One

Posted by: , 14:46 AEST, Sat May 20, 2006

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The demonstration by Nintendo of its new Wii machine at the E3 show was all fabricated
Nintendo apparently was in a bit of a bind because it needed to make a good impression at E3, but it didn’t have a product. The ATI graphics card which will be a feature of the Wii is still in development.

The forum claims that the machine on show was just an empty box with a light on it. A large number of cables were seen coming out of the back which appeared to lead to a Gamecube.

The claim is that the Gamecubes were tinkered with to run a Wii development kit, with the signal routed back through a pretend Wii machine. More...

Credit: The Inquirer


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