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Fang

There's a rumour that the Wii U will be rebranded because people think it's just a Wii with a new controller. What do you think it should be called?

I just want it to be called GameCube something, I don't know...maybe GameCube Advanced, GameCube2, GameCube squared (with a little 2 as a pun). Anyway, what do YOU want it to be called?

WaveBoy

Like i said before WiiDream or even SuperWii which would be a nice nostalgic retro kicker in the SNES oven.
And i definitly do not wan't Wii2 or WiiStream.

But lets get realistic here, Nintendo's most likely going to just end up calling it Wii Me....come on, you know it!

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Chrono_Cross

Why would you want it to be called anything GameCube? There's no reason for Nintendo to go back to that name.

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Viewtiful_Joe wrote:

Why would you want it to be called anything GameCube? There's no reason for Nintendo to go back to that name.

I just really like the GC and I think it's a fitting name for a console

ogo79

WaveBoy wrote:

Like i said before WiiDream or even SuperWii which would be a nice nostalgic retro kicker in the SNES oven.
And i definitly do not wan't Wii2 or WiiStream.

But lets get realistic here, Nintendo's most likely going to just end up calling it Wii Me....come on, you know it!

i vote SuperWii. Ryno?

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oldgamesonly wrote:

WaveBoy wrote:

Like i said before WiiDream or even SuperWii which would be a nice nostalgic retro kicker in the SNES oven.
And i definitly do not wan't Wii2 or WiiStream.

But lets get realistic here, Nintendo's most likely going to just end up calling it Wii Me....come on, you know it!

i vote SuperWii. Ryno?

It's like I was summoned here like Cap'n Planet. I do love the name Super Wii Entertainment System. That names just rocks my SilverHawks socks.

Oh, and there was this whole previous thread thing... http://www.nintendolife.com/forums/wii2/your_prayers_answered...

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Chrono_Cross

I have a feeling if they rename it, it's going to have nothing to do with Wii.

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Fang

Ryno wrote:

oldgamesonly wrote:

WaveBoy wrote:

Like i said before WiiDream or even SuperWii which would be a nice nostalgic retro kicker in the SNES oven.
And i definitly do not wan't Wii2 or WiiStream.

But lets get realistic here, Nintendo's most likely going to just end up calling it Wii Me....come on, you know it!

i vote SuperWii. Ryno?

It's like I was summoned here like Cap'n Planet. I do love the name Super Wii Entertainment System. That names just rocks my SilverHawks socks.

I just scrolled down the Forum list and saw that you had already done this topic. Sorry! Oh well, mine's slightly different, but still. I should have checked first...

Ryno

@Fang: It's cool. I don't know if they will lock this or not but one thing for sure is a lot of people are not feelin' the name Wii U.

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luisesteban

Maybe something about the dual screen.

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I call it what it is, Firewood.

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Emeralds wrote:

I call it what it is, Firewood.

The Wii U is more powerful than any other home console currently on the market. If anything, the 360 and PS3 are firewood.

Radixxs

From a marketing stand-point, I think they'll want to keep the name simple like they did with Wii. That is supported by their initial name of Wii U. Nintendo hasn't had a console or handheld with a name that is more than 3 letters/numbers since 2006, and I don't think they are going back.

Personally, I like Nintendo Revolution. It's simple, not as simple as Wii, but simple enough. It gets the message across. It's the best proposition I've heard. I don't think Nintendo will use it, but it is better than Wii U imho.

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Locked in favor of this existing thread. Please feel free to suggest new names for the Wii U in that thread :3

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