Nintendo preparing for new Wii launch

January 26, 2012 3:01:51 PM PST
Nintendo is preparing to launch the next-generation of the Wii gaming system.

The new Wii U will feature a touch screen controller, precision motor controls and high-definition graphics.

The price has not been announced.

The Wii U machine is expected to be presented at an electronics show in Los Angeles in June.

Nintendo says it will be in stores in time for the 2012 holiday season.