IGN has word of Nintendo issuing a brief statement
. That brief statement? They are going to put out a new console next year. At least Nintendo's talking about it now with all the rumors flying about.
Also, the console will be announced at E3 and there will be a playable version there as well. Of course, no other details has has been released but there have been multiple rumors on what it will have. But, it's nice of the company to at least acknowledge that they are going to have a console next year and show it off in a few months.
So, what do you guys want in the next Wii?
-Update- and if you can read Japanese, here's a link to Nintendo's official announcement in PDF