Play Your Wii U Anywhere -- Even on a Train

Chelsea Stark
November 27, 2012
Play Your Wii U Anywhere -- Even on a Train
Wii U on a Train

Wii U on a Train

No need for a TV set. If you plug the Wii U in, you can interact entirely with the GamePad. This is on a Japanese Shinkansen, a high-speed train.

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Nintendo's new Wii U console may have one real advantage over the competition: portability. Since you don't need a television to play a good portion of the Wii U titles, gaming on the road is as easy as locating a power outlet.

Rocket News 24 tested the console's mobility by taking a Wii U on a Japanese bullet train, which has power outlets at every seat. Thanks to that -- and a little iPhone tethering magic -- their staff was able to play New Super Mario Brothers U and Call of Duty Black Ops 2 while riding comfortably.

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Check out Rocket News 24 to see more pictures and a full recount of their experience.

This story originally published on Mashable here.