Nintendo Might Change Wii U Name

British Computer and Video Games reported via unnamed sources that Japanese and American Nintendo executives are in "serious discussions" about changing Wii U's name.

The reason behind this decision is to avoid consumer confusion due to the strong similarity between the console's name and that of its predecessor. According to the report, Nintendo has already noticed high consumer confusion between the DS and the 3DS.

It is worth noting that Wii was originally named "Nintendo Revolution" before the company decided to change its name suddenly in 2006.

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Wii U is fine

It's hardly a new console, just an upgraded Wii, so the name fits as much as the 3DS fits with the DS, DS Lite, DSi, and DSi XL. Just another small upgrade to get people to repurchase the same hardware even though they already have the old one. Similar to iPhone/iPads.

Maybe it will be called U

Maybe it will be called U Wii!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nintendo Revolution was the

Nintendo Revolution was the code name they used for the Wii, just like Dolphin Project was the Code Name for GameCube, please get you're facts straight.

It's a shame the next gen of consoles don't look too bright in the hardware department, using HD6670 for the next Xbox is a damn shame.

Haven't they already released

Haven't they already released news bout the hardware the "Xbox720" is using, i think the guy at the top is talking bout the leaked info, supposedly AMD making console versions of the 6670, if true then I'd have to agree with the first guy, its rather disappointing.
Captcha = Oh Wait

For Teh Lulz

Haha so critical huh?, well fyi I'm posting via tablet and it messes with the words and i cant be f'ed fixing it cuz its the interwebs, sorry grammar Nazi. Anyway, to the other guy, how about you leave something more constructive like a link or an example of how the console version of the same GPU is completely different, unless you have no idea...

yeah N 50k !!!

I would go with nintendo 50k, why?? because its over 9000 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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