Nintendo’s home console the Wii U will cease production, according to Japanese paper Nikkei (by way of VentureBeat). The successor to the Wii has seen great titles like Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros 4 and level-creator Super Mario Maker, but not much success. But with Nintendo abandoning their flagship home console product in 2016, it’s almost safe to assume the company will bring their upcoming “NX” home console to market to replace it.
Nintendo has kept a tight lid regarding Project NX–the company’s next-generation console. After revealing initial details about the new console back in March, Iwata confirmed we wouldn’t see anything come until 2016. Or so we thought.