It’s been a few weeks, probably more than a month, since we’ve heard anything about the next generation Wii, the Wii 2. It’s supposedly code named Project Café and includes a new fangled controller that sports a 6.2-inch touchscreen, two analog sticks, camera and 8 buttons. However, this might not be the primary controller and may serve as some sort of secondary operator. The rumor also states that the current gen Wii controllers may continue to work with the system, but no one really knows.
So yes, much of it is conjecture and rumor at this point. The screened controller sounds reminiscent of the Dreamcast, a failed Sega console. The memory cards featured a small screen and buttons embedded into them and gamers could call plays for football as well as play smaller, low rez monochrome games.
While there is no official word on the Nintendo Wii 2, it seems inevitable that Nintendo will announce it at this year’s E3, provided of course it actually exists.