The Wii U GamePad is the largest video game controller to date, beating the original Xbox controller.
The original prototype Wii U GamePad at E3 2011 had circle pads like the one on the 3DS instead of analog sticks.
The Wii U was the first video game console to come packaged with an HDMI cable.
The code name for the Wii U during development was known as "Project Café".
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First Nintendo home console to not have an exclusive Zelda game.
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Electronic Arts discontinued making games for this console in 2013 as sales of the Wii U were not as great as they had expected.
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