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PrivateRyan
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(11-20-2012, 04:56 PM)
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Chief technical officer, Oles Shishkovtsov, explains why Metro’s sequel won’t be appearing.

“[The] Wii U has a horrible, slow CPU,” explained Shishkovtsov. “We had an early look at it, we thought we could probably do it, but in terms of the impact we would make on the overall quality of the game – potentially to its detriment – we just figured it wasn’t worth pursuing at this time. It’s something we might return to. I really couldn’t make any promises, though.”

Despite Nintendo’s console offering Metro: Last Light new experiences to its players with it dual screens, when asked Shishkovtsov was adamant that the Wii U would ever seen Metro: Last Light when asked directly.

“We had an initial look at the Wii U, but given the size of the team and compared to where we were last time, just developing for the Playstation 3 is a significant addition.”

Source: http://www.nowgamer.com/news/1687689...light_dev.html

Edit:

A DICE designer has also commented:

Last edited by Nirolak; 11-21-2012 at 02:51 PM.
shinobi602
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(11-20-2012, 04:57 PM)
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It has begun.
Ein Bear
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(11-20-2012, 04:57 PM)
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Oh this thread is going to go brilliantly.
BrokenEchelon
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(11-20-2012, 04:57 PM)
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We'll always have Nintendo Land.
Jokab
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(11-20-2012, 04:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by shinobi602

It has begun.

Ryoku
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(11-20-2012, 04:58 PM)
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Hehehehe.....
Kouriozan
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(11-20-2012, 04:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by shinobi602

It has begun.

Again, first post nails it.
Can't wait for everyone to cancel theirs Wii U "project".
epmode
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(11-20-2012, 04:58 PM)
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In before the "who?"

I hope Last Light is released, what with THQ's situation.
maquiladora
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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Oh boy.

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Azzurri
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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Next gen has begun.
v1oz
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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Nothing new here. This is in line with what he already know.
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grimshawish
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
Does this mean Sadness won't be coming to Wii U either?
God damn :'(
Ahasverus
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)

Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

We'll always have Nintendo Land.

Aaand pack here guys
Beysus
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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WiiU having trouble with Ps360 ports?

I wonder how they'll port nextgen PS and Xbox games to the WiiU then...
MatthewB92
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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And this is why I'm sticking to a PC+Nintendo console life. Can never be 100% one side.
Vic
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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Nintendo's philosophy about hardware will never cease to amaze me.
tapedeck
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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I think we need some kind of Wii U developer impressions megathread where people can go nuts praising/mocking the system.

On second thought maybe not...
Omegasquash
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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Pity, as additional functionality in a game like this would add to the pile of "should pick up a WiiU."

Oh well.
Heavy
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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Damn, he didn't hold back.
MikeE21286
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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cpu seems to be a bigger problem
Sirolf
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(11-20-2012, 04:59 PM)
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And it keeps comiiinnnng....
Eideka
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Megaton.
Biggzy
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thekonamicode
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(11-20-2012, 05:00 PM)
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So many Gamecubes taped together.

I love my Wii U so don't attack me!!!!
ASIS
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(11-20-2012, 05:00 PM)
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So Wii U is below current gen? On par? Above?

The Wii U seems such a compact system in some areas, but ultimately fails in others.
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(11-20-2012, 05:00 PM)
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He also forgot to mention that THQ is going bankrupt, and probably can't afford to make another version of the game.
Van Owen
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(11-20-2012, 05:00 PM)
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Old news, metro dev. We already knew its slow.
farnham
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Originally Posted by BrokenEchelon

We'll always have Nintendo Land.

I agree.. Wii__ titles are the way to go. Wii isnt for games like metro anyways. its for the casual crowd.
Ashler
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(11-20-2012, 05:00 PM)
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Oh boy...
Fourth Storm
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(11-20-2012, 05:00 PM)
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Way to burn your bridges...
skinnyrattler
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(11-20-2012, 05:00 PM)
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Can't say I'm surprised. The only real hope for the Wii U in terms of 3rd parties is good to stellar sales of 3rd party games. EA, Ubisoft and Activision have to act as the life preserver for them. If they do well, others will be enticed to jump on board to not lose sales. A lot of devs will dismiss it and won't even look to see if something is possible.

I'm not really looking forward to 3rd party games unless they seem interested and want to try different things. Hell, I don't even buy them until a year later (still holding out on Max Payne 3 for $10 steam sale).

Probably, I'll only buy COD, ZombieU and Aliens for the 1st 6 months. Maybe Assassin's Creed 3.
SmokyDave
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(11-20-2012, 05:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by thekonamicode

So many Gamecubes taped together.

I love my Wii U so don't attack me!!!!

....it begins.
solarus
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(11-20-2012, 05:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by shinobi602

It has begun.

This has been going on forever, blind nintendo fanboys choose to distort reality.
EDIT: lol i remember the several threads dedicated soley to wii u technical talk, pre release. Sigh.
Mr. B Natural
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(11-20-2012, 05:01 PM)
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For contrast and funnies, where is that Nintendo E3 video where 3rd party core-focused devs ogled Nintendo's new system?
Vagabundo
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(11-20-2012, 05:01 PM)
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Oh God, I thought these threads would end after launch.
faridmon
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(11-20-2012, 05:01 PM)
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Just release Metro: Last Light. wherever possible. PLEASE!!1
SniperHunter
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(11-20-2012, 05:01 PM)
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this is funny because THQ showed Metro 2034 at Nintendo's press conference.
Relaxed Muscle
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(11-20-2012, 05:02 PM)
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That's not possible, Nintendo Wii U CPU although it has low clock speed is has awesome binary shit, eDRAM magic cache weed that makes it an awesome CPU.

At least that's what GAF told me!!
Cramoss
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(11-20-2012, 05:02 PM)
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Oh well..
Tathanen
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(11-20-2012, 05:02 PM)
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Pretty crazy how different developers can have such opposite impressions of the system's power. I'd have to guess it comes from their specific engine approaches. CPU-heavy games already in development for other machines vs games not yet set on a roadmap that can adapt to the system's strengths.

But yeah Nintendo's gonna have a rough fuckin time with multiplats when it looks like you have to make your game in a fundamentally different way to get any power out of the thing.
FlashbladeGAF
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(11-20-2012, 05:02 PM)
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how early we talking, cause even early dev kits weren't final specs

but i guess even final is still slow

[runs and hides from Anti-Ninty GAF]
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CosmicQueso
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(11-20-2012, 05:02 PM)
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Sounds more like allocation of resources and potential return. In that case, PS3 wins for a game like this, at least for the next two years.

Yeah, he says the proc is slow, but based on what he's saying they didn't have the resources to do it anyways, and maybe this is their way of excusing themselves from the platform.

In any case, doesn't really matter.
Van Owen
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(11-20-2012, 05:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by SniperHunter

this is funny because THQ showed Metro 2034 at Nintendo's press conference.

Not Wii U footage...
Zomba13
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(11-20-2012, 05:03 PM)
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If not doing a WiiU version (for whatever reason) gets it in my PC faster then it's fine by me.
Aquamarine
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Originally Posted by Nintendo-4Life

So Wii U is below current gen? On par? Above?

The Wii U seems such a compact system in some areas, but ultimately fails in others.

Below current gen in online functionality and social features, above gen on innovation and console features (turn your TV on with your gamepad, tablet controller, etc.,), and graphics are a mixed bag.

Some hardware components are better than the current gen, while other components lag behind.
Chiggs
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(11-20-2012, 05:03 PM)
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To be fair, the original Metro ran like crap on powerful hardware so maybe these guys aren't the best source for analysis. Still, the overall negativity is disconcerting.
Conor 419
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(11-20-2012, 05:03 PM)
In fairness, there is no way around this. Nondo made a FUCKING STUPID decision with the CPU.

(Nondo to Nintendo = Capcpom to Capcom)
Chacranajxy
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(11-20-2012, 05:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by grimshawish

Does this mean Sadness won't be coming to Wii U either?
God damn :'(

Perhaps sadness is all there will be.
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(11-20-2012, 05:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by SniperHunter

this is funny because THQ showed Metro 2034 at Nintendo's press conference.

Yeah, quite hillarious.
Burnburn
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"We didn't feel like learning a new console"

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