Nintendo's Wii U bets big on second screen TV

Nintendo's Wii U bets big on second screen TV

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New Nintendo’s Wii U game console, which will go on sale mid November in the U.S., will feature on-demand video from Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon, as well as some interesting second-screen action for live TV consumption. The company revealed details of its media offering, which is officially called Wii U...
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