Redesigned Wii in time for Christmas

Nintendo is prepping to release a new, streamlined Wii design in time for the holidays, ONM reports.

Shipping with copies of Wii Party and Wii Sports, the value bundle comes with a slightly redesigned white console that now sits horizontally rather than vertically.

The bundle also includes a Wii Remote Plus controller and a Nunchuk. Curiously though, the new console will not have backwards compatability for GameCube games or hardware.

Other value bundle announcements can apparently be expected this fall, as well.