Epic's Mark Rein seemingly laughed at the question when asked if Unreal Engine 4 would be available for Wii U. Rein has since clarified that this is not the case, and has also pointed out Unreal Engine 3's success on the Wii U/PS3/360.
Too Late Rein, you were laughing to it.
It's sad that he is trying to save face when many sites reported that he was indeed laughing at Wii-U
The damage has been done so, we can all pretty much put this behind us now. ;)
Before: Haha, you really think it can handle the power of UE4?! After: Hey, UE3's nothing to laugh at, it sold well last gen, it as used for some great games.
He needs to save face after it was reported that Mass Effect won't be using the Unreal Engine anymore.
I really respect Nintendo for their contribution to the gaming world although I' am not a big fan. In 90s Nintendo and Sony really paved the way for the home consoles, if it wasn't for them, we wouldn't be here in the gaming.
Yep the damage is done.
Poor get out argument but let's put it like this: Samaritan, Elemental, Infiltrator. Wii U. ROFL!
I bet you if enough money is on the table the wiiu will run it. dont let them bs anyone. smh the wiiu is a low mid tier gaming pc and the ps4 and nextbox are basically mid tier pcs. the ps3/360 are not even ranked as the lowest of lowest ranked gaming pcs decimate that hardware.
lol Wii U isn't even close to low pc. It's only a notch above ps3.
It's low mid tier gaming pc? And ps4 is mid tier. So there's not much difference in your eyes? Tell me some wii u games that look half as good as killzone or uncharted. According to your those aren't even the lowest ranking gaming pcs but they are currently still ahead of ninty's next gen efforts. It's really this simple: in terms of power of the console, Nintendo fell behind in a big way
Sorry to burst your bubble fanboys.. http://n4g.com/news/1222448...
Did you even read the article, no probably just read the title I am assuming. This is about him completely changing his story now. "Rein spoke with Engadget and clarified his comment from the presentation, noting that it's totally possible to run Unreal Engine 4 games on Wii U. "You heard the stupid gaffe yesterday about the Wii U," he said. "If someone wants to take Unreal Engine 4 and ship a game on Wii U, they can! If they wanna ship an Unreal Engine 4 game on Xbox 360, they could make it happen." So is his engine really not that impressive? Or he is just full of shit? In my eyes yes it isn't this impressive this time around especially if it will still run well on the PS3 and Xbox 360. I am not going to discredit what Unreal has done but this time around they are not the best in my eyes. Maybe I am blind.
At this point it is laughable. Nintendo pitched hard at E3 about having third party support and so far major publishers are skipping it.
He wasn't laughing AT the WiiU but, WITH it.
he has a right to laugh. It's his opinion, his question, his company. Who cares. Nintendo screwed up with their hardware yet again. No 3rd party support will be even further alienated.
"I was laughing at how the question only included the Wii U." That makes absolutely no sense, and there isn't an ounce of funny in that question. I think he's just tryna save face now lol.
Agreed, this man is an idiot! That truly makes no sense at all and he knows that he was laughing at the WiiU, he just wasn't thinking about all the potential money he was screwing up with his mouth that's all... Everyone knows its the cool thing to do, by hating on Nintendo right now until its not when the sales from the WiiU turns around.
He came across as a jerk to me! If they don't like Nintendo then that's cool but at least act a little professional, instead of laughing it up like a little kid.
I think after so many years of Nintendo consoles being a fairly terrible place to release third party games, a developer might have some inside jokes about Nintendo.
Just let it be. Unless Nintendo themselves are angry, who cares. You want the WiiU game pad, then buy it. You want a "next generation" console, then buy a PS4 or Xbox 723042305 with it.
Mark Rein thinks the Wii U is a joke. Nothing will save him now for insulting Nintendo's console. But I don't really care because he showed off an Unreal 4 engine demo on the PS4. Edit: What I mean this is that I'm only planning on buying a PS4 (unless the 720 turns out to be better) which is why I'm happy to see that Sonys console supports the latest unreal engine. No offense :) Motorola RAZR i
i mean how many nintendo games would require such a powerful engine? Really? Galaxy Note 2 16GB dual core
Like i've already said, if they wanted to they could enhance UE3 a lot. Look at Soldier of Fortune 2 back in 2002, it was built on a highly enhanced Quake 3 engine and it looks a fair bit better than Quake 3 does. Goes to show you can do a lot with an engine if you work on it more.
Nintendo will probably suit up with it's next console. If they launch it within the next 3-4 years it'll put Microsoft and Sony in a weird position of either having to make due for another 2-3 years or releasing a new console. Nintendo's turned into something marketed for kids as of lately.
Don't really know why ppl seem surprised about this. Nintendo hasn't had stellar 3rd party support since the snes days. Although the GameCube did have decent 3rd party support during its life. I'm really hoping the wiiu can at least match the GameCube as it was on of my fav systems ever.
I'll take Cry-engine 3 over Unreal Engine 4 any day of the week. Cry-engine 3: http://www.youtube.com/watc... Unreal Engine 4: http://www.youtube.com/watc... Its like the first commentor said. That demo was running on a single GTX680 and a GTX680 can't even run Crysis 3 at max setting without flaws. Cry-engine is way more advanced. Cryengine looks a lot better to me. It also was made for "all" major consoles and was confirmed by its creator to have been running just fine on the Wii U. I saw nothing in either of the Unreal Engine 4 tech demo's that matched the top secret tessellated toad tech. What is so amazing about this? http://www.youtube.com/watc...
I think you're missing the point man, yes CryEngine is superior heck there are several games that don't use Unreal yet smoke the best it can offer. The thing is UE3 was the most popular game engine this/last gen, an a $$ load of games utilised it, and it wasnt on the Wii ...do you get it now ? UE with each gen has always been very popular with devs and you can expect the same with 4, UE4 not comming to the Wii-U for whatever reason is a HUGE problem games wise.
Why would anyone even care if he did laugh at it? It seems like a silly thing to care about. lol
WiiU fanboys trying to pretend 3rd party games don't matter. You all stick to Mario 50, Zelda 20, Metroid 30 etc etc and so forth. I'll stick to the PS3/4 with First party games that are old AND new IP's, 3rd party games and Indie titles. Lots of choice and variety >>>>>>>&g t;> no variety
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Like call of duty 20, AC 20, Forza 20, GOW 20, Halo 20 ect ect.. I'm not even a Nintendo fanboy. Lets not forget that Nintendo have been around since the early 80s ;) We've been playing the same games all gen. And guess what, next gen I'm sure we will see the same.
I can't stand COD, plus Forza and Halo are not on PS3 :| This gen I've enjoyed, The Uncharted trilogy, Little big planet, GTA4, Red Dead Redmption, Tokyo Jungle, Borderlands 1 and 2, Demon Souls, White Knight Chronicals, Portal one and two, Half Life 2, Team Fortress 2, Heavy Rain, God of War series, Sly Cooper trilogy (old games but first time playing them, Oblivion, Skyrim, LA Noire, Journey, Braid, Wipeout, Gran Turismo, Transformers war for and fall of Cybertron, Batman Arkham Asylum and City, Street Fighter 4, Marvel vs Capcom 3, Mag, Tomb Raider, Far Cry 3, the Pixel Junk games.... And many more. How many of those games came from last gen? I said already new AND old, however there is more new then old in that list. Surely if Nintendo have been round since the 80's they could of made more games no?