Nintendo launches Wii U in sea of gadgets

Posted: November 26, 2012 at 3:08 a.m.

A Nintendo Wii U GamePad controller is demonstrated at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles in June.

In the six years since the last major video-game system launched, Apple unveiled the iPhone and the iPad, Angry Birds invaded smart phones and Facebook reached a billion users. In the process, scores of video-game consoles were left to languish in living rooms alongside dusty VCRs and disc players.

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