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April 25, 2011 — Joystiq WiiApril 25, 2011 — Joystiq Wii
Nintendo has officially announced its intention to release a new console in%2012. According to a note published this morning on the company's Japanese investor relations website, "Nintendo Co., Ltd. has decided to launch in%2012 a system to succeed Wii, which the company has sold 86.01 million units on a consolidated shipment basis between its launch in%2006 and the end of March%2011."

The terse announcement does nothing to clear up rumors surrounding the system, which has been paired with high-definition graphics, motion controls and a handheld touch screen. Less trustworthy industry sources have even indicated that the system's rumored codename, "Project Cafe," hints at its ability to shoot a cappuccino directly into your gaping mouth.

According to the investor note (posted after the break), Nintendo plans to show off a playable model of the Wii successor during this year's E3, which takes places in Los Angeles from June 7th.

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