Wii U features a 6.2-inch touchscreen controller also packed with a camera and a built-in rechargeable battery. Developers built the controller to have similar control of the games, much like a tablet computer.
Other features of the new console that gamers are looking forward to include: • Improved high-definition (HD) graphics • Video chat • Web browsing • A sneak peek at the new Legend of Zelda game for Wii • Directional pad • Microphone • Dual analog sticks • Speakers • Shoulder buttons • Front-facing camera that can be used for video calls
Sources: • Charlie White. “Nintendo Wii 2 Touchscreen Controller Confirmed” Mashable.com < > • “Nintendo announces successor to Wii: the Wii U” Buzzfeed.com • June 8, 2011. Derrik J. Lang. Ph.News.Yahoo.com