Wii U (2012)

Wii U

Wii U Released:

JP: December 8, 2012
NA: November 18, 2012
EU: November 30, 2012
AUS: November 30, 2012

The first HD Nintendo console, the Wii U was released in 2012. It features a tablet controller, enabling brilliant games like Super Mario Maker. It also introduced the Nintendo Network account system, finally getting rid of friend codes.

Any gaming journalist who claimed to be confused by whether it was addon for the Wii was lying.