Nintendo Patents "Zii" In Japan

Zii? Like "Wii" with a "Z"? Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd filed a trademark on October 30, 2009 for "Zii".

The trademark recently popped up on the Japanese trademark database.

The filing, which covers video games and electronic devices, contains little information. Wonder what it could be...

Update: Looks like Nintendo is attempting to block the branding of the Zee EGG in Japan.

What Is The Nintendo Zii? [Siliconera]


    With Nintendo, who knows.

      It may be worth noting that the "Z-Axis" is typically the name of the 3rd-dimensional axis in mathematics. Therefore the "Zii" may be hinting at 3D centric hardware or software.

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