Report: Wii U 50% more powerful than PS3

Wii U, Nintendo’s newly announce high-definition, 1080p console, is more powerful than a PlayStation 3. Fifty percent more powerful, if a report from Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia is to be believed.

“Some of the developers we spoke to indicated to us that the console will have 50% more processing power compared to the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360,” said Bhatia, speaking to IndustryGamers. “This is yet to be confirmed by Nintendo.”

Nintendo did little to prove this, using footage of PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games during their third-party Wii U game announcement footage. Though, the company did create a quite astonishing Zelda tech demo, dubbed the console’s “HD Experience.” Read our impressions here.

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