Wii U hardware producer Katsuya Eguchi claims that the Wii has a small number of multi-platform games because Wii Remotes lack features of traditional video game controllers - for example, a Wii Remote does not have analog sticks. According to Eguchi, Nintendo is offering the Wii U Pro Controller to hardcore gamers so that they … Continue reading Nintendo: ‘We Don’t Want Hardcore Gamers To Feel Left Out’
Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime gets irritated whenever someone claims that Nintendo lost hardcore gamers due to Wii. He says that he knows people who spend hours a day playing games on Wii. Fils-Aime admits that Wii lacked multi-platform games from "key publishers," but promises that Wii U will be different. According to Fils-Aime, the Wii … Continue reading Nintendo: ‘Unlike Wii, Multi-Platform Games Will Be On Wii U’
A new controller was announced during today's Nintendo Direct and it is based on the Classic Controller Pro for Wii. The new controller is called Wii U Pro Controller and it will have clickable analogue sticks like Wii U GamePad. Nintendo designed this controller specifically for multi-platform games.
EA have admitted that they're struggling with profitability on multi-platform ports for the Nintendo Wii. The company cites the most recent edition of the Madden franchise as a shining example of this, with sales figures far from meeting EA's initial expectations. "To be honest, the Wii platform has a been a little weaker than we … Continue reading Nintendo Wii: EA Struggling With Multi-Platform Titles On Wii