Nintendo: Two screens “is the future”

Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime says the Wii U’s two-screen setup “is the future” – and points out that the company has been right about this sort of thing before.

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Ness-Psi2719d ago (Edited 2719d ago )

"No garlic bread is the future. I've tasted it."

no but seriously I think it is a good idea just hope its implemented well.

matey2719d ago

look m8 even if its just so we get a clean screen with no HUD display that will be amazing so im all 4 2 screens being the future after seing the Ghost recon demo i can imagine how amazing it is and the people that saw the Japan street demo were amazed by the power of the system

Ness-Psi2719d ago

I honestly don't think every game will use the two screen aspect, as in if you wanted to continue playing your game on the controller because someone wants to watch the TV.
some games will utilise it but I get the feeling that not all games will. but it is early days yet we really don't know much at the moment its all just speculative.

ThePsychoGamer2719d ago

The future huh. Let's go back in time to see how well that worked for SEGA.

Ness-Psi2719d ago (Edited 2719d ago )

yeah but one component was nothing more than a game and watch/ tamagotchi type of affair. and that was only sonic adventure that actually utilised it... I think?

meganick2718d ago

Dude, the Dreamcast device you're referring to had a puny two-inch, black and white screen with almost no processing power, similar to those Tamagotchi devices that were so popular in the 90's. There's really no comparison between the Dreamcast controller and the Wii U controller, not even in principle. And besides, it wasn't the Dreamcast controller that caused the Dreamcast to fail.

Inside_out2719d ago

Wii U gimmick???
I think the Wii U might be the future...but since nobody really seems to know what the heck it is, nobody can say for sure...0_o

ALL devices are heading for multi-screen performance. Whether it's a lap top, cell phone or tablet. They will all interconnect with each other and it will be on the go, anywhere...anytime. In the short term they will scale to whatever device you are own and it's limitations and long term, they will be all the same.

It's nice to see Nintendo finally seeing that trying to go it alone will not work. Bringing in Steam is a good idea but they will have to do more and right away. They should tried and sign as many third party titles as possible as the landscape is changing almost daily as more and more big pubs are wondering why they are paying Niny, Sony and M$ huge royalties when they could in-fact just set up there own Onlive type of set up and save a fortune. Activision said a couple of years ago that they had paid Sony over a BILLION dollars...those days are coming to a end.

Activision could in fact tomorrow sell a stand alone Onlive device, as could all the pubs and big devs with their library of games and save a fortune and not have to pay ANY for the moves, they are coming