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Precursor Games Interview: Wii U's horsepower, benefits of episodic games, Cry Engine 3, and more

Gimme Gimme Games conducted an interview with Precursor Games talking about the company's past with Silicon Knights, Shadows of the Eternals, the Wii U hardware, Cry Engine 3 and more.

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yewles11123d ago

"Precursor:Although it may not have as much processing power as the other platforms, the Wii U presents opportunities like no other platform for some very unique gameplay and we are very excited to to bringing Shadow of the Eternals to it. We are excited about using the Nintendo eShop to give us flexibility to distribute our game episodically."

*popcorn*

TruthbeTold1123d ago

No one in their right mind thinks that the Wii U is AS powerful as the PS4 or Xbone, so...

Flame off! ;p

yewles11123d ago (Edited 1123d ago )

"Question: A lot has been said (some negatively) about the power of Nintendo’s Wii U console. You guys have spoken highly about how the system handles Cry Engine 3. How does the Wii U compare to CURRENT-GENERATION and next-generation systems in your opinion?"

The Wii U is next-gen...

The whole theater is in flames... *grabs Nero fiddle*

TruthbeTold1123d ago

So you're saying that their response suggests that the Wii U isn't as powerful as current gen consoles? Really? When in the very next part he said that they anticipate the Wii U visuals as looking the same as the PC version?

You're just trolling.

stragomccloud1122d ago

Obviously not /AS/ powerful, but it's still pretty up there. Also, the hardware doesn't have to do as much compared to Xbox One and PS4 since those are so feature heavy.

zeldafreak4041122d ago

If they're excited to bring it don't take that away from them

Dgamer1122d ago

I'm actually curious to see what PS4 and XB1 do with all this power in their new consoles. So far I'm not impressed. I never by Nintendo consoles based on power, I buy them cause they always innovate the gameplay. I didnt get that with Sony and Microsoft so far.

TruthbeTold1122d ago

All consoles tend to have special games worth playing. But to each his own I guess.