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Nintendo reportedly offering app developers conversion software to stimulate ports on Wii U

Nintendo hopes smartphone software will help spur console sales, which will in turn lead to an increase in popular game titles for them, the sources said.

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darthv721180d ago (Edited 1180d ago )

seems like a logical choice to port. They could integrate it to miiverse and facebook.

The gamepad screen is just as ideal to use for the control like people use smartphones and other tablets.

If this were to come to wii-u, those who have friends on miiverse can request lives and unlock other areas like people do now.

PygmelionHunter1180d ago

The title let me to believe that they were offering an app for lazy idiots like EA to produce good ports on the Wii U, but this isn't bad either.

weekev151180d ago

Given the reported low cost of putting stuff on Eshop, this surely makes it a no brainer for folks making games on IOS/android to port to WiiU. This means the potential library of games coming to eshop is massive. Nice move Nintendo.

THEMIGHTYDOOVDE1180d ago

I knew Nintendo would take this approach the second I put the Gamepad in my hands. Glad to see their doing this sooner rather than later.

THamm1180d ago

It's still a home console, without some sort of remote play (wifi), what's the point? Had there been remote play, I would have bought one just for NBA 2k13 alone.

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