CC: Square Enix developer Akitoshi Kawazu has said that a HD enabled Wii would be 'boring', if HD was the only new feature to the console.
I agree. I don't want 'Cooking Mama' in HD. We want proper hardcore games. If you want some casual games, move onto Nintendo's handhelds!
Agreed. I reckon if you check every home with a Wii in, about 50% of homes will have either a PS3, 360 or PSP in them as well. The Wii is bought as a family gift.
""If the only difference really in the Wii 2 is only SD to HD would, that would be really quite boring" uhhh no this is the part where you come in and make a stellar HDwii game dumbass. /s
It doesn't look like they would want to support Wii HD.
They already did a stellar FF crystal chronicle not so long ago and it's under performing in sales ... Square maybe to blame for lots of bad things , but certainly not the lack of hardcore game interest on wii . They are quite right to think that going HD now without any other added value would be of no interest to them ...
Yer Baka it's sad about Crystal Bearers' performance in Japan[:(] but it had many things going against it and I think porting Echoes of Time to the Wii damaged the CC brand name. But oddly when you consider it the 120K sales of the EoT port may have covered Crystal Bearers dev costs.:S I'm hoping it does alright in the long run anyway.:( Kawazu is also talking as a developer here, not as an exec, Kawazu likes weird innovations which is why he thinks it would be boring.
it was sarcasm - sheesh
wiiHD, people still thinking about that? Why Nintendo will make a HD console with the current GC 2.0, sorry wii still selling well...
"Agreed. I reckon if you check every home with a Wii in, about 50% of homes will have either a PS3, 360 or PSP in them as well. The Wii is bought as a family gift." I have both. The wii was bought to game. The ps3 was bought as a blueray player.
way to busy making money on the wii right now. LOL and when they come out with the next version. They'll do what they do with gameboy.
Well if 3rd party devs already find it hard to sell games on the Wii, why would they want to make games in HD which requires higher costs and longer development times.
Would be PHENOMINAL!!! But I should stop giving Nintendo ideas. <_< >_> <_< Anyways, I hope Sony is able to deliver 3D HD motion-controlled head-tracking gaming soon! ^_^
" I don't want 'Cooking Mama' in HD. We want proper hardcore games." THIS, got nothing to do with the statement said. He only implied that a Nintendo console adding nothing but HD is boring. Reggie already said that their next console is not just a HD upgrade.
I'm just fed up of Nintendo now. I had a Wii, fot rid of it. Never regret it.
It would be nice if they had HD at the beginning but since they didn't, it really isn't needed now.
I agree and Akitoshi Kawazu is the man, an underappreciated visionary in my opinion.
With HD we'd get the same old boring developers thinking in the same ways they have for years. "We could add this in GTA if we had this much more horsepower..." I'm bored of sandbox! Make a new game instead of updating old ones with trivial features you can get with more processing power!
He's right about this, and I think Nintendo also knows it, hence their denial of a "Wii HD." The next system they're doing has to involve more than updated graphics - If your typical new-Wii(2?) game plays like your typical original Wii game, count me out. ...although I'd like to see what happens to the BIT.TRIP series with a graphics overhaul!
I praise Kawazu and Square Enix. I love my Wii as it is and *probably* wouldn't bother getting a HD version.
Nintendo also says "making hardcore games and advertising 3rd party devs are no fun!" "we want to shake our ghetto booty in front of the tv for an hour and lose 0.5 calories"
Galaxy (and soon to be SMG2), Corruption (and the 'Troid Trilogy), Other M, Brawl, Fire Emblem, Battalion Wars, Zelda, etc. ARE core games. And y'know who should advertise third-party developers? The publishers who put out the games. That IS part of their job, y'know.
just follow the example in the image Mista T, the gaming community thank you...
i have to agreed on this one. i dont just want HD on my wii. i want something more than that. wii right now is great and it does not need HD to make it better. i love the wii more than my brother ps3 lol
I don't need an HD Wii. I have a 360 and PS3 for that. That's not to say that I don't like my Wii, or that I wouldn't upgrade to an HD one. It's just not necessary. I bought my Wii the very day it came out and I don't regret it at all. There are too many unique games (Goo, Galaxy, King's Story, NMH, Brawl) for me to even think about getting rid of it.
Michael Pachter is shedding a tear.
...while masturbating to sales data.
I dont see how it sells so well. I mean honestly the only good game this year was Super Mario wii edition. Please Nintendo stop the shovelware dookie butter.
they just like the idea of quick easy cash. And at all those above who says wii dont need HD it would make it a much better console than a console that you play for 1 day then put it away for a month. Imagine having games like LBP on the wii but in much greater quantities.
that the thing i dont give f*ck about lbp. its a f-ing ripoff. i dont care if the gfx are not in hd cause i dont play with line. they are not part of the gameplay. what is the point of having a good resolution with zero art style? i rather have an art style with sub hd than havin not even full hd with zero art style.
Yeah, I just think they don't want to bother with putting up more effort to make a game 'HD'. You can call it being lazy or being resourceful. I never got to play The Last remnant on Ps3 so I'm going to say they are lazy.
I like to stay relevant, instead of live in the past. I like my tech to be at least somewhat recent. The Wii is dated. The graphics hurt more than just my eyes. They hurt they gameplay. It's a big setback for the console. It's just so weak, all the developers make it stuff we had last gen. I mean geeze. The best game of this year is based off of a DS game...
"The graphics hurt more than just my eyes. They hurt they gameplay." ... All stuff we had last gen? Hey, how's your huge COD MW2 hitbox going? On wii we have PC sized ones. Cause you know, we point to shoot and it's accurate. Do you like steering with analog sticks? I bet you do. When you play katamari, don't you wish you could just tilt the controller like wii super monkey ball, mercury meltdown revolution, or the marble games? God knows I do. World of goo can't be done on other consoles btw. Wii sports resort/original were impossible last gen. You can't even run Strong Bad games without a cursor and that's why they're wii and PC only. Or little king's story. Boom Blox. Even rail shooters, which can't be played on HDTV without sensors like the wii. Have you played Metroid Prime on GC then on wii? It's a joke how much worse the gameplay is with dual analog. You know what hurts my eyes? Reading whiny comments from people who can't afford a good PC and then say their HD console is a graphics king. Call me when you get an FPS natively rendered in 720p - I can wait till next gen.
Are you sarcastic? Or an idiot... I'm a pc gamer. Phenom IIx4 @3.4ghz Hd 4890 7.1 HD audio 47 inch 1080p 240hz. Now, go rant somewhere else. I can afford whatever I want. I will play whatever I want. I can't help it the wii blows. In fact, I wish it didn't.
Dude, half us wii gamers have PCs for tech based games and the wii for console platformers. Your rig is basically mine. Wii games are nothing like pc or HD console games and that's why we like them - it's a throwback to SNES we miss. You can afford it, ha. It's dirt cheap if you can assemble it. Ballin' is solid state hard drives but honestly I'm not impressed unless you're overclocking.
I had overclocked the phenom to 3.9ghz but I thought that was obsessive. The performance bump vs the heat wasn't worth it. I keep it at 3.4ghz. I don' feel the card needs any OC. As the only game that runs under 60fps is Crysis. I have a Wii as well. I just don't dig it. Good concept. Just needs some good ol 2009 in it.
Good. That way when they release a game they will have something in common.
Wii was boring before it came out and it will be boring with HD. The only good thing about wii its the users numbchucks that are used as whack a kiddie to make them be quiet. Other than that the Wii has no use. In another words Tards, its a waste of money on a product that its soulless.
man i hope you don't play super mario bros. 3 or super mario 64 or mega man 1-9. or any of the castlevania games, or kingdom hearts, or even final fantasy 7. those games will make your eyes explode because there not in HD ಲ_ಲ
They where at the time, amazing. They HAD great graphics and power chipsets. At the time those games where great, with fantastic graphics at the time. No better was possible. I still go back and play the old Nes and Genesis games. The fact is, that's not the case here. The graphics are poor. The hardware is dated. More is possible with more power. the graphics hurt the gameplay for legitimate reasons. Low resolutions-make it harder/impossible to target far away enemies. So they simply don't have far away enemies. They close in the environments and pull in the action. The scale is thus reduced. Harder to navigate race tracks. Etc. Poly count- Less enemies. Less environment to interact with. Less everything on screen. Frame rate-everyone knows low frame rates make it impossible to play. Not to mention non graphical pitfalls for todays standards. Ram- Less animations. Less scripting. More load times. Processing power-AI anyone? Physics.
Is that that is exactly what M$ and Sony did, LoL. Hell Sony even used the same controller for the past 2 gens. And what is a 360 but an HD version of the original X-box. Haven't most games released been prettier versions yet inferior versions of their SD counterparts? This is precisely why I dont own a jr. pc-I mean HD system. It is all been there done that..and that is indeed boring.
Dude, I wish the 360 was an HD version of the original Xbox! Maybe we would have had a new wave of awesome Sega games if that were the case. Unfortunately, I enjoy the original Xbox classics (JSRF, Gunvalkyrie, Panzer Dragoon Orta, etc.) much more than I enjoy a lot of the current-gen material, namely the "realistic" green-and-brown shooters that never go away and always make tons of money.
If anyone knows boring now its SE
it actually has exclusive games I can't ge anywhere else.
SE is just bull ... Wii develop for them is less money so they can pull higher growth. Why spend so much on HD console when u can use low fund on easy development. Look how many enhance/remake we seen out of there bumm.... HD only means 720p an up ..... As long its 720p its HD anything under or above 480p are sub-HD. High CGI dosnt matter if it runs under the HD Limit. Halo 3 ?? Sub HD, Tekken 6 ... Sub HD. Haze .... Also Sub HD. There is always HD Console of this gen but less games is pulling off Real HD. Next top FFXIII mite be under 720p upscale to 720p an CGI at 1080p .... Yep SE dont want to work on a real HD Game.
How about Wii 3D?
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