Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has told The Verge that Aliens: Colonial Marines on Wii U will be the best version of the game. Pitchford told the publication that the Wii U version of Aliens can do so much more than the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 versions of the game. Here’s what Randy had to say about the forthcoming Wii U version:
“The Wii U version has so much more to offer … no other platform can do what the Wii U can do. If you love [Xbox] 360 games, you are not used to being in a world where you have this new interface. But once you get used to that, you imagine the possibilities; there are some opportunities that are just not possible on any platform that does not have that device.”
Pitchford hints that using the Wii U controller as a motion tracker, or in other ways that evoke signature moments form the films will lure gamers to the Wii U for their Aliens fix.
“I don’t want to give spoilers away on some of things we are thinking of or things we have actually implemented already,” he said, “but a lot of cool opportunities with that device that are going to make a very unique and compelling experience on that platform. We have given a lot of attention. I think it will not be too long [before] Nintendo opens up their kimono a little bit more about that platform and where it is going, we will be there right with them talking about how Aliens is using it.”
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No, they’re entertaining me.
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Congrats! (no evil intended)
Good to hear.
I’ll put this on my list.
Can’t wait for Wii U xD
There’s a PC version you know, which’ll really be the best.
A mouse is nothing compared to the Wii U controller, sorry.
…Everyone knows FPS games are better with a mouse and keyboard…besides, the wii u controller uses analogue nubs which still aren’t as accurate as analogue sticks, which are only 50% as accurate as a mouse and keyboard…
Who gives a f*ck about using the keyboard and mouse. I want the Wii U and the new controller.
I personally hope that Wiiu will support mouse and keyboard (via USB port)
I really became used to my mouse + mice and keyboard are more accurate, accept that fact
Oops… you’re right. I’m sure you can plug the USB mouse and keyboard… but you’ll lose all the benefits if you don’t use the controller. Not to mention using radar or sonar screen for movable objects, etc.
Why would you want a mouse to play the game when you can use the Wii U’s screen on controller and see the radar?
Wii U controller all the way!
The gyro + big screen(bigger than tv when you consider the view distance) is virtual reality, which is as quick and accurate as mouse, but has bigger range of movement(= sensitivity), but it DESTROYS every other version with its immersion(you actually are INSIDE of the game.)
how can u decide that the sliders are less accurate than mouse if u never tried the slider before
You’re going to be able to hold the controller and aim through it. It’ll havelike cross hairs. Ever played “silent scope” the arcade same concept except of looking through the scope you use the tablet. You smoking that crack again boy?
Because you actually used one?
@chippy You failed miserably at understanding Nintendo’s new console. Fare-thee-well, PC graphics whore.
NOT… I was just testing with ya.
Um ok. And I’m not a PC gamer you ding dong.
Considering the Wii U is next gen. It should be better.
The Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines will be like the NOA President– KICKING ASS AND TAKING NAMES!!!!!! My body is ready… and kill these goddamn aliens!!!!!!!
I’m very glad to hear this. Should be a really cool and scary game. Can’t wait to see more.
Leave luck to heaven.
One shooter I’m actually interested in.
can’t wait for the Wii U getting it this year :D
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Nintendo always FTW!!!!!!!!!!!
What I really want on the U is GTA V, but this is on my list as well. :D
Same here GTA V would be awesome =D
Sickr, what happened with the picture? you are the best choosing them to post, don’t disappoint us! =)
I hope this is available as a launch title :)
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make this game for the 3ds so i can play it on the go plez =(
i hope ppl dont get the wrong signals and think he meant “best looking” out of all platform, cuz thats definatly PC. but i agree with randy a lot, using the controller as a radar is awesome. oh, and cant wait for borderlands 2!
It may not be better than PC, but it’s been confirmed to be the best looking console version. That’s enough for me :)
well it is a next gen console tbh.
When are you PC gamers going to get off your high horse and realize PC games and Console games look almost identical?
MINE’S LESS JAGGY THOUGH.
Who really cares? It still looks the same.
Like I said, get off your highhorses.
Yeah sorry it really doesn’t look the same:
PC graphics are significantly better than the current-gen console graphics and have been for a while. Next-gen the consoles will catch up again and will finally be rendering games in 1080p, instead of rendering them in 480p, 620p, 640p and upscaling to 720p or 1080p.
Do NOT compare PC to consoles. Instead, just focus on the game and Nintendo’s systems… OK?
At some parts I couldn’t even tell the difference. Then again, I’m not the kind of person who tries to scrutinize the tiniest spec of a detail to see what visuals are truly better.
Like I said, looks almost identical. Only difference is the PC version has less jagged edges.
Which is not a big enough reason to act all high and mighty.
PC = Best Graphics
Wii U = best experience due to the controller.
Wii U version you can use the Screen on controller as a radar as of what I’ve heard. ;)
Nothing beats PC gaming on graphics side of things.
I would prefer the Experience.
Definitely want to get this game. I’m not really into FPS but between the exciting news of this game and Ghost Recon Online I just might get more into FPS on the Wii U.
Oh hey Sickr! Did you hear that PS4 may join Xbox successor in restricting used games?
RUMORS ALL OF THEM.
But it is big news.
It’s nice to see the Wii U getting 3rd parties to be creative for once!!!
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You know those games you want to play more each time you see it? This is one of those.
This game (including the U version of Assassin’s Creed III), looks very promising enough to purchase the Wii U at minute one.
The 2 screen gameplay makes the Wii U version better than the PC version, so STFU noobs.
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Dudes this Wii U is gonna leave me broke as Hell!!!! I mean so many games that I’m going to have to buy…..Fuuuuuuuuuuck!