Nintendo Announces Wii U Gamepad

Posted Jun 4, 2012

Nintendo has announced the final version of the Wii U controller, which is called the Wii U Gamepad. Nintendo made the announcement on a streaming video conference. The Wii U Gamepad has an NFC reader and writer, motion and gyroscope sensors, and an infrared TV remote. The device has analog thumbsticks with L3 and R3 depressions. There are handgrips at the bottom of the Gamepad and it is available in black and white.