Interviews Archive

Havok: Wii U will do things that no other platform can.

Dave Gargan, Havok’s VP of Engineering, told the world a bit about the Wii U implementation of their famous engine, which Nintendo are making available to all Wii U developers free of charge. From the sound of it, I honestly don’t think we have anything to worry about, horsepower-wise. The platform has its own unique features, and [...]

The Wii U is a “powerful, powerful machine”.

While Nintendo have all developers locked down under NDA agreements until next Tuesday, Gearbox’s Brian Burleson has stated that “[the] Wii U is a powerful, powerful machine”. Rumours we’ve been hearing over the past year or so have placed the Wii U’s power everywhere from less powerful than the PlayStation 3 to six times mightier [...]

Nicalis talks about comments regarding Wii U power

Tyrone Rodriguez of Nicalis recently made statements of the Wii U being ‘Nintendo’s most powerful console’, and that it could ‘last five to ten years’.  This was mistaken as a possibly negative comment, but Jonathan Holmes of Destructoid got more details after contacting Tyrone. Sadly, the original quote was taken a bit out of context. [...]

Pikmin 3 and Super Mario Bros. Wii U to be shown at E3 2012

News for Pikmin 3 on the Wii U has been released by Miyamoto, via Kotaku’s press contact at Nintendo: In a recent interview, Mr. Miyamoto confirmed that a new Pikmin game will be shown at the E3 Expo in June. He believes that anyone who has played Pikmin games in the past will enjoy playing. This confirmation is [...]

Miyamoto: “Small but important projects coming to Wii U”

A recent interview with Miyamoto sheds some light on near-future projects for the Wii U, who believes that the new features of the device are not “readily replicated by another device ” which means Nintendo is expected to have the upper leg on the competition in this generation of gaming. It is also rumored and highly expected Nintendo [...]

Capcom says “no Resident Evil 6 for Wii U right now”

Capcom has gone on record saying that Resident Evil 6 is not to be released for the Wii U, at least not in the same timeframe as its release for the PlayStation 3 and XBox 360. Hiroyuki Kobayashi said, Unfortunately, RE6 will not be available at this time on the Wii U. Right now we’re concentrating [...]

A video interview with the art director of Darksiders 2

We have a new video interview for Darksiders II featuring the game’s art director, Han Randhawa, who talks about the power of the system as well as the thoughts that went into the story and the new protagonist, Death. You can watch it after the break.

Sonic is a “perfect fit” for Wii U, according to SEGA

SEGA’s Takashi Iizuka, who leads Sonic Team, thinks that Sonic and the Wii  U were meant to go together. He explains that the Wii “created that living room experience with families, and it had great success,” and that “adding the controller, and in a sense upgrading the Wii, [the Wii U] has got potential to [...]

Gaijin Games are looking forward to the Wii U

When asked what games he was looking forward to, Mike Roush of Gaijin Games stated that: I am REALLY looking forward to any Nintendo release on the Wii U. I really hope they launch with a Mario title. Gaijin Games have a Wii U dev kit and are likely to bring Bit.Trip Runner2 to the [...]

Keiji Inafune confident that the Wii U is “impressive”

Keiji Inafune, former producer of the Mega Man series, doesn’t have a Wii U dev kit yet, but he is “confident that it must be impressive,” explaining that “whenever Nintendo comes out with something new, it’s always good.” Even though he hasn’t had a chance to play with the console yet, he looks forward to [...]