Miyamoto: Only one touch-screen controller per Wii U console

When Nintendo announced its new Wii U system at E3 on Tuesday, it was unclear if the company would sell touch-screen controllers separately or if only one would work per system. Nintendo executive Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of such franchises as Mario, Zelda, and Star Fox, said Wednesday that the system most likely will only work with a single touch-screen controller and other simple Wii-motes.

Nintendo admits E3 Wii U reel used PS3 and Xbox 360 clips

Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime admitted Tuesday that the E3 highlight reel of third-party titles for the new Wii U console used footage from the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of games. In an interview with GameTrailers, Fils-Aime said it used footage from other consoles because the Wii U is a year from launch and games on its system would look at least as good as PS3 and 360 versions.

Scrappy Reddit user outs G4TV as site spammer

Just a friendly reminder — many users on the Internet are smart enough to catch social media “experts” gaming a community-run site. Video gaming site G4TV was apparently forced to apologize to the Reddit community for using a spammer to promote G4TV content on the new aggregator’s site.