Wii U refers to the latest generation of game console from Nintendo. Â Released in late 2012, Wii U is considered the first brand of game consoles that is able to handle and feature HD or high-definition graphics. Â Gaming console enthusiasts have lauded this new product from Nintendo because of its new features including the all-new touchscreen for its GamePad controller. Â Aside from this GamePad, Wii U is also compatible with other controlling devices including Wii Remote and Wii Balance Board among others. Â For people who have been playing previous generations of the Wii gaming console, the software used in Wii U is backward compatible and this simply means that previous games in older generations of the gaming platform can be played using Wii U.
The graphics display in Wii U is considered the first of its kind in the gaming console industry. Â Playing games on Wii U will become much more clear and exciting because of the HD quality of the images and graphics. Â Classic games such as Super Mario Brothers will never be the same because of the vivid colors and very clear HD display on the Wii U. Â Another great feature of Wii U is that it has been designed for easy and seamless online connection to Nintendo’s eShop. Favorite games, classic and new, can easily be downloaded from the eShop to one’s Wii U game console. Â Using the touchscreen of the GamePad, users can easily select and shop for their favorite games and other video entertainment packages. Â Newbies to the platform may also get to download demo versions of several game titles.
Wii U’s game console can also be interfaced with smart TV sets to get a whole new experience in terms of gaming and/or watching online content on the big screen. Â The Wii U remote is one great accessory as it also serves as the TV remote control. Â The gaming console also allows for customization in terms of TV program guides and favorite games which are all featured in one Wii U platform.