SEGA has said that it wouldn't be supportive of Nintendo's new console, Wii U, if it couldn't achieve the graphical prowess of current-generation hardware.
I doubt that, they where the ones who made the best platformer on the Wii. (Sonic Colors)
and look at all the idiots who didnt even get past the headline of the article. "EGA has said that it wouldn't be supportive of Nintendo's new console, Wii U, if it couldn't achieve the graphical prowess of current-generation hardware. Craig Harris, formerly part of IGN.com's Nintendo editorial team, now a SEGA employee, said that Nintendo had to "release hardware that's of the expectations of the gamer today". While talking about SEGA's upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines, which is being developed by Gearbox Software, Mr Harris explained that it simply wouldn't be on the console if the hardware didn't match up to today's platforms." means that the wii u is actually powerful and they would not develop for it if it was weak. which even disapproves the "anon" devs claims that the wii u is weaker than the current consoles.
@ThePsychoGamer Misleading title. It's actually Gearbox and not Sega. He is saying that he wouldn't develop the Aliens game if Wii U was inferior to current generation of consoles.
The Wii-U will have the hardware advantage over consoles released 6 years ago..
You think it won't?look at all the cpu/gpu that have been released since 06....Its impossible for the Wii-U not to outperform the 360/PS3 based on all the hardware released since then....all of those parts could be brought real cheap by us the reg customer just think about the deal Nintendo is getting since buying in bulk....
yeh coz its not like allot of big developers have said the wii u is weaker than the ps3/xbox, look at the games on the wii so u think nintendo care about graphics, most of there fan base is children and old people
what "big developers" unknown developer 1 and unknown developer 2? never mind crytek, gearbox, darksiders developers, epic games praises about the wii u hardware.
The Wii may have been an inferior system but lets not forget about the SNES, N64 and the Gamecube being extremely powerful systems, though the cartridge format held the N64 back. So Nintendo did have very powerful machines its just their buisness model has, unfortunately, changed.
1. Crytek, Epic, Vigil ,Gearbox and EA all said it was powerful. Two unnamed debs said it was not. And that was the on April Fools or the day after. 2. Nintendo fans are mostly kids? Thast just something sore haters say because they are missing out Nintendo games. What about all the GameCube, SNES, N64 and NES gamers... Let's say they were 5 then? Then they are all at least 15 now... Some could be around 28 or so...
Dont understand the disagrees NYC gamer. It would be stupid to build a console that is not the same level or better than the PS3 and 360 now considering how cheap components are now that are faster than both 360 and PS3.
Lets say it is equal, heck lets say its a Slight bit better. That'll last what? 6 months, then the next gens are going to come in and kill it.
I have to ask what makes you think that both ps4 & 720 are going to be so powerful? Any PC gamer can tell you the amount of cooling solutions in place to run such high end graphics cards. So how do people think that both Sony and Microsoft are going to achieve the same high level intensisty in graphics in a closed designed system such as ps4 & 720 Will be.
Hah I whoops didnt mean to reply.
Damn... kinda harsh.
I'd read a little beyond the headline before I comment... EDIT: s'cool now :p
Did you even read the artical? Aliens: Colonial Marines (A SEGA GAME) is DEFINATELY in development for the Wii U, proving that it is on Par with (maybe even surpasses)todays HD consols. Craig Harris was obviously being sarcastic to the people blindly thinking that the Wii U is not as powerfull as the PS3 & Xbox. Maaaan, E3 cant come soon enough. (sigh)
I expect not to see a SEGA game on the PS Vita then
You fony and ms fans kill me just watch Nintendo rape this next gen just like the one were in and fony and ms will release a tablet controller of there own just watch them copy just like they did with motion controls lol
Haha, OK now, back in your box...
I guess that means no more games for the 360 then (implying it has any to begin with).
Here's a idea, if you don't like the 360 then don't play it. Just be respectfull to the people that do enjoy it as well as enjoy the ps3. On topic I believe wii u will be at least up with todays consoles and prolly a little ahead as they know they will have to compete with the durango and ps4 if they want 3rd party support.
I don't think anyone believes it will be weaker than 7year old tech. They just believe it wont be much more powerful or just on par which either way would be a shame. This system should be alot more powerful 7 years later. Reminds me when atari jaguar was announced to be 64 bit devs said specs were powerful blah blah blah ended up being straight trash and tht 64 bit cpu capable of nothing. It was one of the shortest hardware life spans ever with garbage games. In any case i hope it is a decent enough jump from current consolea bcus that is a make or break deal for me. I dnt really care about playing Mario hd games.
wasn't the Jag found to be really 2 x 32bit processors? 32 x 2 = 64 was their math back then.
it funny so many gamers keep saying after wii u the next consoles will blown it away! i guess every hardcore gamer is going to be on the next xbox! because the rumors about the next playstation places it a little more powerful then ps3!the only console thats seems to be going for super power is the next xbox!i bet all of the ps4 gamers will start claiming graphics dont matter it's all about gameplay!!i cant wait to see that!
Are we really double posting articles now ???? http://n4g.com/news/988069/...
didn't Sega make sonic colors only for wii and not for ps3 and 360?
I think alot of people here are not actually reading the story and taking the headline the wrong way. what sega said is they wouldnt of brought Aliens out on Wii U if they thought it was gonna be inferior to the current gen consoles.
borring. we already know its not weaker than 2006 tech. Is it stronger....on par.....a bit stronger......??
the wii u will be more than 2x as powerful as the ps3/360, more likely 3x as powerful 1080p 60 frames 4x anti aliasing dx10-11
I wonder how releasing games that take a lot of time/resources/money to develop will affect Nintendo. Its the double edge sword of powerful consoles.
We wont be sure of Wii-U's power until it releases at least. I think Nintendo wont reveal much, but some guys out there are bound to tear one down to see what is inside and devs will give a few details away. But I know it wont be high end. Small little box. overcomeable pricetag and as nintendo always do these days... profit on the hardware units from day one. All that pretty much assures me it will be like Wii all over again although perhaps more up to par with Xbox3 and Ps4 than Wii was too Ps3 and 360, but that is left to see. Don't think I will buy a Wii-U myself, but Im keeping one eye at it since its a new device with a cool controller and it will be getting new games. And moreover it will have the best looking version of multiplat games releasing in the near future... at least of the console versions. Im going to wait for Ps4 until I buy a new console, and if all the new consoles are low end crap I will wait for awesome deals/big price cuts at a point when there is Games Id like to play on that console. As I see things Sony might go high end again seeing that Ps3 and the newer Vita are pretty beastly. And I think MS is more Service and media oriented and will have a mid end machine for sure to give a smooth experience and and run their services in a all new and better way. I mean they prolly wont go high end because they haven't been very CORE GAMER oriented as of late, but for sony that is the most important thing all in all these days seeing the vita and all the core games coming up. Its going to be interesting to see the new consoles and as of now I think they will release in this order: Wii-U, Xbox3, Ps4. But that is just my guess.
Wii u can render the universe and its entire contents to scale and real time in photorealism. It can render 18 universes simultaneously, even down to the dark matter. So dont worry, its pretty powerful.
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