It's never boring with Nintendo, is it? The company is addressing rumors of an upcoming Wii successor head-on (rumors that have spawned the insane mockup you see above), with a comically short press release stating that the new system will be unveiled in playable form at E3 in June this year, and then ship in 2012. Now, this is a fairly odd format for announcing that you're working on a brand new home console -- a statement that's usually reserved for a big gaming expo -- but Nintendo actually took a similar approach to its 3DS launch (albiet with much less rumoring going into it). Here's Nintendo's release in its entirety:
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Re: Wii's successor system
Nintendo Co., Ltd. has decided to launch in 2012 a system to...