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Nintendo could open an eBook store for the Wii U console


Following news that Nintendo will introduce an application store with their forthcoming Wii U console, a rumor has appeared that they’ll introduce an eBook download service too, Digital Trends reports. This builds on the speculation that Nintendo wants their next console to be more than just a games machine. Quoting an unnamed software developer who has been working with Nintendo, Forgetthebox.net was told of a complete eBook download service, featuring not only books, but comics, magazines and newspapers too. One of the Wii U’s unique features is its 6.2-inch touchscreen controller, and it’s here that the eBooks would be read, using the standard page turning swipes to browse through them…

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