Just when you're ready to argue that no one is excited about the Wii U or its software, a video is leaked onto the Internet that appears to show Ubisoft's Rayman Legends running on a Wii U (development kit) and demonstrating Wii U-specific features.

Rayman Legends running in high rez on a Wii U and showing off touch controls and NFC capabilities among other things were not only enough to get the video picked up by all the gaming websites, but it also got "Wii U" trending worldwide for a time on Twitter. There would appear to be some great interest in the Wii U leading up to the reveal at E3 2012.

However, Ubisoft has since debunked the video saying:

An internal video showing images of Rayman Origins' sequel has leaked over the Internet. This video was intended as a purely internal demonstrative video, and in NO way represents the final game, the final console or their features. This video was destined for internal production teams who often create game prototypes with work in progress development kits. Ubisoft confirms the development of Rayman Legends handled by Michel Ancel and his team in Montpellier.

I've included the video below in case you were wondering what all of the hubbub was about.

Source: IGN

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