Tue 1 May 2007
In 2001, Nintendo first conceived of the idea after releasing GameCube. Shigeru Miyamoto, the ambidextrous creator of several Nintendo games and now general director of the same company, said the Nintendo Wii Console is designed to focus on a new variety of interaction among players.
After two years, a team of excellent engineers were pooled together to develop the concept. Hence, by 2005, and interface for the controller had already taken form, but the company didn’t display it during a public showing. They said they needed to do more troubleshooting and showed just the console instead. (more…)