Minnesota gamers line up for Nintendo's Wii U - Bring Me The News

Minnesota gamers line up for Nintendo's Wii U

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Dozens of anxious video gamers in the Twin Cities were determined to be among the first to own Nintendo's new high-definition console called Wii U early Sunday morning. The manager of the Best Buy store in Richfield, Minn., told WCCO they are already sold out after a special midnight launch.

Watch WCCO's story below:

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Forbes reports Wii Us are already selling for more than $500 on eBay, well above the $299 retail price for the basic model.

Wii U is the first major game console to launch in roughly six years. Watch CNET's review below to learn more:

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