Unboxing the Wii U

Nintendo's newest console, Wii U, has just arrived in the Shacknews offices. So of course, we unboxed it. If you can't wait until November 18th, here's your chance to see what's inside the box: the oddly-long system, the surprisingly light GamePad, and monstrously large power adapter. And yes, an HDMI cable (thank you Nintendo!). We were also surprised by what's not in the box: a Wii Remote--meaning, you should keep some of those classic Wii accessories around.

Here's our unboxing:

And here's Nintendo's Satoru Iwata doing his own unboxing: