Fans queue for Wii U

2012-11-30 13:02

((Stephen Brashear, AP))

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London - Games fans queued outside a store in London's Oxford Street, eager to be among the first in the UK to own the much-anticipated Wii U.

The first major home console launch since 2006 has already proved popular in the US, despite mixed reviews, and there has been a high demand for pre-orders in the UK, launch hosts HMV has said.

The Wii U features the GamePad controller, a tablet-type device that allows users to continue playing after the connected television has been turned off or switched to another channel.

The controller boasts a 6.2in touchscreen display and a three to five-hour battery life.

The console launched in the US earlier in November, with most concerns surrounding the amount of games that will be available to justify the minimum £250 cost.

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