Why is this system called the "Wii U"?

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User Info: Solnot

Solnot
4 years ago#1
Can someone explain the meaning and/or significance behind this console's name?

User Info: dubc82

dubc82
4 years ago#2
I am assuming that it stems from the fact that the interactive controller helps to immerse YOU more into the gaming environment.

Or

They thought it sounded cool.

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User Info: Reflex-Arc

Reflex-Arc
4 years ago#3
A bunch of suits at Nintendo sat around a table and tried to come up with the one name that would confuse the average idiot consumer the most. Sadly, Nintendo Toaster lost out.

User Info: Tsutarja495

Tsutarja495
4 years ago#4
Reggie describes it as: "It's a system we will all enjoy together, but also one that's tailor-made for you."

User Info: SlimeSwayze

SlimeSwayze
4 years ago#5
It really is a terrible name.
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User Info: Crazy_tank51

Crazy_tank51
4 years ago#6
Reflex-Arc posted...
A bunch of suits at Nintendo sat around a table and tried to come up with the one name that would confuse the average idiot consumer the most. Sadly, Nintendo Toaster lost out.


AVGN's Nintoaster FTW!

Also I bet they were going off Wii name to sell it, like "Wii U? The Wii was cool, this should be awesome!" Instead it came out "Wii U? What's that, like another Wii? NAH, I'm fine with normal Wii" and are missing the bad name Wii holds outside Japan.
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User Info: Razieru

Razieru
4 years ago#7
It's called that to mask its true name, the Pii U.
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User Info: TomoEK9

TomoEK9
4 years ago#8
"We, you"

Its a continued played on the concept of gaming for everyone, but now you are included too!

User Info: jackorhoads

jackorhoads
4 years ago#9
Should have called it the iWii.
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User Info: XenoFFvs

XenoFFvs
4 years ago#10
I kinda thought of it as a play on words, wii u sounds a lot like wii 2 but flows a bit better.
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