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The Wii U GamePad is the controller for the Wii U. It runs on rechargeable batteries and has a stylus within it. An alternative to the Wii U GamePad that lacks the touchscreen exists in the form of the Wii U Pro Controller.


The Wii U GamePad features a touchscreen, which can be used for exclusive features on a Wii U game or can display entire specific Wii U games. The Wii U GamePad has a camera built into it, facing the player during gameplay. It also has Near-Field technology, which can recognize specific objects placed above it, similar to the Skylanders Power Pedestal. A TV button on the Wii U GamePad allows users to use the Wii U GamePad as a television remote, using the touchscreen to display numbers. Like the Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS, the Wii U GamePad also has a microphone built into it, which can record the user's voice.


  • Control Stick x2
  • D-Pad
  • A
  • B
  • X
  • Y
  • L
  • ZL
  • L3 (Clickable control stick)
  • R
  • ZR
  • R3 (Clickable control stick)
  • Start
  • Select
  • Home
  • TV
  • Power


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