Nintendo Wii 2 with HD and touchscreen controller at E3?

Launch to be in 2012 with an unveiling at this year's E3?

Find out soon whether the Nintendo Wii 2 will be HD or not.

Rumours are rife that a completely new Nintendo Wii 2 will make its appearance at E3 2011 in June.

It's also being said that the Nintendo Wii 2 controller will have an HD screen on it, suggesting Ninty may have just listened to what T3 readers had to say about it.

Said to be more powerful than the PS3 and Xbox 360, CVG has quoted a source, who said: "Nintendo's plans sound unreal. Publishers are already planning launch titles and it's all very exciting."

"The hardware is even more powerful than current HD consoles and backwards compatible with Wii. The controller will be all-new and has a HD screen on it," the source continued.

Will the heir of the Nintendo Wii is unveiled at E3? In addition, more rumours are spreading about a 2012 launch date.

There has been no official comment yet on the unveiling or launch of the Nintendo Wii 2.

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Via: CVG