Could this be the greatest reasoning in platform skipping history?
hands down the most amazing excuse ive ever heard. but to be fair theres nothing he couldve said that wouldnt have pissed off people. better to treat it as a joke i guess
Better to tell the truth if you're going to piss people off no matter what. You've got nothing to lose. Unless this is the truth, in which case he's an idiot.
I get the feeling they wanted it to exclusive to Wii U if they wanted it on Wii U.
This is a sonic clone. Mostly jumping on things and running thur them. They should make an infinite runner game on phone also.
Why even bother with excuses? Devs should just leave making those up to the players' creative minds instead! Example: "We're not going to release this game on Wii U, because insert politically correct excuse here"
Think they realise everyone can see it's a donkey kong contry rip off pretty much, even some of the sounds are very similar.. Still looks fun though
That... that was just plain embarrassing of him... Seriously, who makes an excuse like that? If he thinks it's because it'll sell better on systems that don't already have a game that feels like a DK game, then that would be reason enough, because we've got Tropical Freeze alongside quite a few indie platformers, as well. Heck, just saying "we want to bring it to platforms that have fewer platformers of this kind and work on something different for Wii U instead", that would have gone over far better than what he's passing off as a reason here...
Interesting to see Game Freak make a new game for a non-Nintendo system. Definitely gonna try this out, hopefully it makes its way to Vita, too.
everything costs triple less in steam than in eShop. whatever Nintendo, it's your loss
Sounds pretty plausible to me they are known for making games purely on nintendo systems and mainly the pokemon franchise which may be 2 games but are always released on the same platform as for now they're bringing it to Steam, Playstation and Xbox all 3 systems they've never worked with to my knowledge certainly recently, maybe they just wanted to 1: try something different and 2:focus on the 3 new systems they've deciced to develop for.
Put away your pitchforks guys, Game Freak still love Nintendo and we will still see plenty more from them on the 3DS and hopefully the Wii U down the road. Nintendo have helped make them a small fortune, so I doubt they are that dumb to bite the hand that feeds.
Eh, if it's cheap on Steam (like $2) I'd get it. It doesn't look that good to me, but it will sell! You put badass in the name and it's bound to sell to someone.
Everyone's making so much fuss over this. Gamefreak wanted to do something different and that something different would sell better on other platforms. Nintendo will always have Pokémon. They're legally entwined. Gamefreak and Nintendo will continue to benefit from that partnership. I see this as a good thing. If Gamefreak turns a profit from this, it could grow the company. Then we can have more games in general on all kinds of platforms.
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