Izzy Rahman, the first person to buy a new Wii U console from the HMV store on London's Oxford Street
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Nintendo's Wii U gets UK launch

Nintendo has launched its new console Wii U in the UK.

Industry experts see the release as a last chance for Nintendo to stay at the forefront of gaming, after it posted its first-ever loss last year.

The traditional games industry is having to fight hard to hold market share with hundreds of cheap apps for phones and tablets flooding the market.

The BBC's Technology Correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones reports.

  • 30 Nov 2012