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Wii chipsIBM says it has begun shipping a PowerPC CPU, code-named "Broadway," that was developed with Nintendo for its upcoming game console.
While the exact launch date and price is still not public, Nintendo hopes to release Wii in the United States before Christmas with a price tag under $250. Nintendo plans to give more details on Thursday.
Here, IBM test engineer Jim Myers inspects a tray of Nintendo-bound chip modules at Big Blue's Burlington, Vt., test center.