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NeoGAF reader GameplayWhore has taken on the herculean task of summarizing every single Wii U confirmed fact and rumor coming from the forum's most recent Wii U thread. The latest speculation thread hit its limit and a new one has been opened. While we've posted nearly all of these details and rumors, this is an absolutely amazing list that must have taken quite some time to put together. Get ready to dive into the biggest and most complete rumor round-up yet.
Remember, these rumors are in order of when the thread started to when it ended, which means some of the info is quite dated.
#1764, Capcom Hiring for Next-Gen MT Framework Refresh in 2013
#1767, "I bet we're gonna see Wuhu Island on Wii U launch day."
#1793, Reminder Shigeru Miyamoto confirms ‘Pikmin 3′ as a Wii U title (describes as "almost finished")
#1962, Nintendo refers to a "Scheduled Wii Entertainment System Information Release" on the 26th (the
#??? (2012-04-13), Medal of Honor Warfighter reported to be coming to Wii U by Austrian newspaper Der Standard. Many sites link to this, but the actual article does not mention the Wii U
#2789, eShop discussion
#2803, "Universal Remote Controller" Wii U patent
#2842, "Some WiiU talk, considering price (manufacturing cost rumor), Darksider dev saying there are limitations/challenges when working on WiiU", "http://www.gametrailers.com/video/episode-204-invisible-walls/729198"
#2878, "IBM is expected to provide guidance for Fiscal year 2012, and in that there should be at least a mention of Wii U. While the amount of Wii U processors that are going to be shipped by year end surely doesn't account for any larger segment of IBM's business, it is certainly something special and something that doesn't occur too frequently. The 50 millionth processor for Wii was shipped in March of 2009, which then would have equaled an average of 1 724 137 processors shipped a month."
#3164, link for Universal Remote patent
#3192, IdeaMan's note about cpu instruction extensions and cache latencies
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