The Conduit, the upcoming Wii-exclusive sci-fi FPS billed as having graphics on a par with games on the Xbox 360 and PS3, won't suffer the same fate as other Wii titles aimed at core gamers, developer High Voltage has insisted.
Completely unproven as professionals with a game aimed at relatively the same audience as Madworld, I'd be utterly surprised if their game didn't suffer the same fate. Not hating on the Wii, I do enjoy my little white box, but they need to see how their game is received by the media and the public before they start proselytizing about the wonders of The Conduit and it's development (see pretty much any other interview with High Voltage).
I think of M games as rated R movies, and a good portion of parents won't buy M games for their kids. With a T rating, any kid who saves up his allowance can get it. They just need to advertise it with saturday morning cartoons -_-;
Chris, Key difference is gameplay and style. Its comparing a dared artstyled beat'm up to a FPS shooter with a known setting....and it plays in cities that are suppose to be real... Who says it won't stand a chance? " , but they need to see how their game is received by the media" Why do you think they are confident? Most of them who played it enjoyed it.
I cant believe no one has caught on to the fact that Hardcore games on Wii don't sell fast right away like hardcore games on the PS3 and 360 they sell at a slow steady rate for a long time, just look at no more heroes at first it sold little but after time sales kept going up and up and up, and sold a kinda good amount of copies, same with COD world at war it didn't have a big boom of sales when it first came out it just kinda slowly went up and I play like everyday and theres always new people joining, and there are always a lot of people online, so just understand that Hardcore games on Wii don't sell a lot at first but slowly get up to selling OK after some time.
First they say the graphics will be on par with PS3 and 360 games and now they say this. These devs are full of lies, they lost credibility when they stated the first comment. If those screens are from the final build...they dont even look on par with PSN games/Xbox Live Arcade games I LOL @ the wii, cant believe I bought that POS
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I think it will do just fine,I'm not saying it going sell a mil out of the gate but i do beleave it will sell better over the long hall.Its got so much going for it that other games didn't have.Games like world at war ,medal of honor these both sold over a mil and i'd bet the conduit will follow if not do alot better.
Impossible the graphics are on par with 360/PS3 because of a simple reason. Wii can only do 480p, last gen SDTV resolution. 360/PS3 games are overall 720p native, thus a much higher native resolution and my 360 even upscales every 720p game with the ANA chip to 1080p. I am 100% sure the Wii and this game will never ever have graphics up to my other two consoles. Most Wii games are worthless by the way. I love original games for my 360 and the PS3, but I just can't find games I really want to buy for my Wii. It allmost gets very tempting to use the USB HDD loader because the pile of shiatware, so its quick testing some games if they're worth it. Nintendo facks consumers by selling that overcharged Gamecube and have so much shiatware out there, everyone should rip Nintendo 1st party games to fack Nintendo back.
didnt think I would agree with you....but I couldnt have said it any better myself...
MadWorld was in black and white for god's sake!
Well...it's an FPS, which games like Call of Duty on the Wii show that there is a lot of demand for and it's rated T, so it's not isolating anyone really. With those two factors in mind, it already appeals to a much wider demographic than Madworld, which was really only a niche game from a development team who more unique style games never make zillions but operate on a rather low budget.
I don't think it'll do Halo 3 number, or even Killzone 2 numbers but I think it will be a moderate success. I can certainly see it doing better than Madworld.
Will probably do KZ2 numbers, and if its good with good word of mouth it may surpass KZ in sales.
How dare you say Madworld is from a low budget developer......Platinum games has Kamiya...Creator of RE2, Okami, DMC, and now bayonetta. They are far from low budget.... Wii is just full of casual gamers. Why do you think only marion cart, and Wii Fit sell? Did you see the reception of Madworld? People loved the game. It is the same with No more heroes. Its a known fact that the best games on Wii don't sell. The Conduit looks pretty basic as FPS's go.. Wasn't there alot of hype for Red Steel? t still sold like crap..How much hype do you think the Conduit has t oappeal to the casual gamers? Original games never sell well at first.
Red Steel has sold over a million. That's not bad at all... So's CoD: WaW if I recall correctly.
Especially for a launch title with a bad critical reception...
Splitscreen multiplayer was fun after you figured out how not to get off screen. :P
Have you played Madworld? It's like 6 hours long with simple controls. It's a really fun game, I love it, but it wasn't exactly screaming high budget game. Viewtiful Joe also sold less than what Capcom was estimating, but devs said it was a commercial success due to a lower budget. I didn't mean all their games, heck I haven't played all of them, but it seems that their games that offer unique art styles and crazy new styles and gameplay mechanics never makes millions of dollars but always end up a success because of a lower budget.
If Call of Duty and Medal of Honor could sell a respectable amount of units on the Wii, then I think that The Conduit really does have a good chance of gathering a lot of sales. Although I honestly wouldn't be surprised if it didn't sell well.
FPS ever released on the Wii has hit platinum status, so I think odds are on their side. Especially since most of those fps would be considered mediocre.
Yeah right. Wait until your game comes out and see how much a non-Nintendo published FPS games sells on Wii.
thats funny red medal of honor and world at war both sold over a mil and nintendo didn't publish them.
on-par graphics? lol. this is so funny.
I have a feeling this game will sell poorly. Just my gut talking.
I disagree. It will sell at least 1 million like Metroid Prime 3 and Call of Duty 3, both T rated shooters. They each sold more than 1 million units. And The Conduit has so many more features. Don't tell me it won't sell well. NOTE: It will sell slowly, like every other hardcore Wii game. One thing is for sure, most N4G Wii owners will buy it and post user reviews.
They are sh/tting their pants because they keep saying that its now our turn to show that we support those games as they provided a game with a much higher production value than allot of other wii games. HEll they know it is possible that it won't sell, but then again this game is build by help from a community outside the studio. Most of who tried this game actually enjoyed it. I hope it sells well, they deserve it. They got my Euro's for sure, ill be the judge on wether its a good or bad game.
The ongoing claim is that this game will be comparable to PS3/360 graphics in that many of the same effects and techniques are being used. Effects and techniques that many thought were impossible on the Wii. "The game will look as good as it can within the resolution." Add to this the fact that the vast majority of gamers still don't own HD TV's, (even many 360 and PS3 gamers), and you can see where they are coming from. No one ever said that The Conduit will look as good as a 1080p game run on an HD T.V. You guys should save yourselves some frustration and let it go already.
Wrong. This is what the text of the article says above: "The Conduit, the upcoming Wii-exclusive sci-fi FPS billed as having graphics on a par with games on the Xbox 360 and PS3" It specifically says having graphics on par with games on 360&PS3. It doesn't says effects or techniques period. Plus it also can't do effects & techniques like the 360/PS3 because the Wii as a supercharged gamecube can do about what the XBOX 1 could and that one also couldn't pull of the same tricks as the 360/PS3 can.
I'm talking about the true stance of the developer. Not what a line of flamebait for people like you to feed off of says. Alot of things have been said, but the true stance of the company is what I stated above. They reiterate the point over and over. I've interviewed them twice myself. They agree with outsiders who've played it and temporarily mistaken it for a 360 game, and they have hyped up the graphics with a little hyperbole at times, but what you are trying to claim is B.S. Just like the entire last sentence of your above post. You just proved there you don't know jack sh!t about what HVS has been able to accomplish, or what the Wii is capable of.
win or lose I'll be happy to have a full featured FPs to play on my wii. Though i'll be honest. It's an FPS on the #1 system of this gen. If it kicks butt expect the pc gamers to pick it up like hot cakes. It might not be blockbuster in the first week or month but over it's life it will more then likely outsell killzone 2. I reccomend all ps3 owners sell their PS3's that thing is only going to be gathering dust by the end of this and the next year. Better off selling it, buying a cheap blueray player and the conduit.
O man i can see the threads already... [inser numbers] "of copies have sold, Wii is doomed".
The PC gamers have been waiting on this game. The customization is home to so many hardcore PC fPS gamers , truthfully the only thing they lack is mods support now. The console gamers do not understand PC gamers will want others to play this game with them I mean that is actually how I got. Lots of people may be holding off on PC upgrades and playing more console games and they will want the best controls. Most Pc gamers don't even play their games with all the eye candy turned on because it is more about winning and being competitive than showing off your HD tv to your friends.
LOL I cant believe people still want to call Madworld hardcore and act like every Wii owner should buy it.. Ok kids where is your copy? Oh you didnt buy the 5 hour black and white game? But you expect millons of others to do so? LOL the funniest part is its only noob gamers that want to act like Madworld should have sold well. If you look at PS2 and its 140million install base many hardcore games bombed. They just arent old enough to know and they dont really care to be informed just to troll. Like Ape who is always trolling the Wii news section. Doesnt matter what the article is he is always there to troll. The ignorance doesnt just stop there though. Only 1 hyped Wii game has had poor sales. Red Steel million seller, COD3 and [email protected] both million sellers, Metroid million seller. I can sit here all day and name off million sellers on Wii. The same trolling fanboys like APe and MK_red dont really care for facts. They live in their own little dream world and just cant be bothered with things like facts because it would show how pathetic they look being wrong all the time.
Yes it will... With the millions and millions this console has sold and lets just say it sells 100k... That's terrible.
Are you people serious? MadWorld was black and white, a style that some people didn't dig, the game was ultra viloent, and it was only 5 hours long.......you guys think The Conduit will end up like MadWorld? A lot of Wii owners simply didn't dig MadWorld's style, for obvious reasons. Most didn't buy it since it wasn't long enough, and others just didn't like the over-the-top viloence. But The Conduit is a FPS, the face of modern "hardcore." It's also rated Teen, unlike MadWorld, so more people will have acess to it. And The Conduit will feature a robust online, stats, unlockables, chaets, and a 10 hour campaign.............and you guys think this is the same as MadWorld? Think before you speak
The Conduit looks awesome already.Whatever HV is working on next,I can't wait to see
Seriously I'm taking off work to get and play the game. We may even set up a few lan parties with it or at least do a disconnected lan party. It's going to be fun. A new platform to do damage with.
i think the game will sell pretty well, but i know i'm not gonna buy it. I had planned on renting it but i live overseas now and there's no blockbusters here. Plus my wii is NA so games from this region wont work on it.
don't worry there will be videos of the blood bath!
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