Whoa, Is That A New Gamepad?

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Peter Paltridge

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Whoa, Is That A New Gamepad?

An ad from Nintendo for Mario Kart 8, currently running in the UK, has people wondering if Nintendo is about to release a revised version of the Wii U gamepad.

A screenshot of the most interesting second appears above. Whatever we're looking at, it can't be the original pad. The screen looks larger, the outer shell looks smaller and it overall looks lighter.

If this was accidental, it's very unlike Nintendo to miss a leak this big. The shot is blurry and appears for just one second, but...
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