StarCraft II lead designer Dustin Browder thinks that StarCraft could work well on Wii U. Browder admitted that he didn’t know too much about the system, but he thought that If he were able to control a cursor on the television with his hand on the touchscreen, then it might be able to work. Would you like StarCraft II to appear on Wii U?
“The problem I have with the iPhone interface is the big meaty sausages called my fingers that are always in the way,” Browder told me, explaining that he thinks devices like the iPhone and iPad work well for games that allow you to casually lift up and put down your fingers, like tower defense.
“If I can control a cursor on the television with my hand on the touchscreen, that might be able to work.”
“If I can control a cursor on the television with my hand on the touchscreen, that might be able to work,” he said. “[But] because of the hotkey scenario, it’s not like players actually play StarCraft with the mouse only—they play with the mouse and keyboard… We obviously allow new users to play mouse-only and that’s really fun, but when you get serious about the game you do move into the mouse and keyboard space.”