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Nintendo Hosts Wii U Experience In Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Atmosphere at the Nintendo Hosts Wii U Experience In Los Angeles on September 20, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Nintendo)

Nintendo Wii U

The first of the next generation consoles was launched on November 18 by Nintendo, who hopes to capitalize on holiday sales as a way to get ahead of its competitors. The Wii U featured a new input device, a tablet that works alongside the traditional Wii controllers to provide a varied play experience for gamers.