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Rumor: Video shows "Wii 2"?

As we get closer and closer to E3 2011 and Nintendo's press conference on June 7, the thirst for info about Nintendo's next console continues to grow. Today a video showed up on YouTube that supposedly shows a presentation of that console which has been called the "Wii 2" or "Project Cafe" in the video game press.

The video, which you can check out after the jump, doesn't have sound. However the video, which is advertised as a "private presentation" to a video game editor, seems to show a projected screen that has diagrams of both the console itself as well as its controller. The new controller has been rumored to have some kind of touch screen interface. At one point, the video highlights a box-like device shown on a desk. The box is presumed to be some kind of prototype for the new Nintendo console.

Officially all Nintendo is saying is that the next generation console will be shown in playable form at its pre-E3 press conference in Los Angeles on June 7, just before the E3 2011 exhibit halls open at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Rumors have flown across the Internet that the next console will have an 8 GB Flash-based storage system, support for high-definition TVs (unlike the current Wii console which is limited to just 480p resolutions) and a disk format for the console's games that will hold up to 25 GB of data storage. Nintendo has said that the new console, which doesn't even have an official name yet, will be released sometime in 2012.

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