Q&A: Eric Nofsinger channels The Conduit

In June, High Voltage Software announced The Conduit, an original first-person shooter powered by the independent developer's proprietary Quantum 3 game engine, which significantly ups the bar on visual fidelity on the Wii. The announcement was surprising considering up until that point, High Voltage was best known for its work with kid-friendly licensed properties, including Codename: Kids Next Door: Operation V.I.D.E.O.G.A.M.E., The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, Ben 10: Protector of Earth, among a myriad of others.

To get a better idea on what inspired High Voltage to alter its course in such a dramatic fashion, GameSpot spoke with the developer's chief creative officer, Eric Nofsinger. As part of the interview, Nofsinger discussed the differences in creating an original property versus playing in someone else's sandbox, why quality graphics are even worthwhile on the Wii, and why some publishers are skeptical about integrating multiplayer into Wii games.

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phantomexe3578d ago

Alot of stuff there talking about....Drinking a beer in hopes this game pans out well.High voltage is the under dog in a large pond of casul games.I think the game going turn out great and sell big but we all rem red steal.These guys sound like wiifanboys and thats a good thing and you can tell they love what there doing.I will reseve my copy at gamestop when they start takeing preorders.I think the wii owners want online so maybe it not such a big risk.i know i want online.

MaalDeJah3577d ago

Man I can't wait for this game, those who are interested come join the chat while we wait for our official site launches.