High Voltage is now a Wii U developer

High Voltage Software logo

High Voltage Software have added a Wii U logo to the bottom of their website, proving that they are now a licensed third-party developer for the console. While there is absolutely no proof to back it up, current speculation has it that they might have moved The Grinder – a project we’ve heard very little about recently – from the Wii to the Wii U.

In case you’re unfamiliar with HVS, they are most well known for their stunning work on The Conduit, with which they aimed to prove that the Wii can produce great-looking graphics with enough effort put into them. Eric Nofsinger, the studio’s chief creative officer, commented last March saying that he was happy with the Wii as it was, and only wanted HD capabilities and more RAM in its successor.

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Comments, Reactions, and General Hooliganism

  1. uPadWatcher

    I wonder what High Voltage’s first developed Wii U game is gonna be…?

    • Wolvesgod

      Maybe… The Conduit 3?

  2. Whirlwindyoshi

    I wouldn’t mind them moving the Grinder over to Wii U. I can’t wait to see what companies like High Voltage and Retro do on this system.

  3. Captainhowdy

    I hope The Grinder is a horror game.

    • Angel792

      Is like Left 4 Dead

  4. Hylianhero64

    I hope that they didn’t cancel the Grinder… It looked pretty cool 🙁

    On a side note, have they announced any Conduit games for the 3DS? I remember that they showed some gameplay footage of Conduit on it, but I haven’t heard anything lately…

    • F0

      The Conduit game they showed on the 3DS was a tech demo – a quick port from the Wii version of the game designed to show that the 3DS could handle meaty, console-worthy graphics. It was never announced as an actual game, though it sure looked amazing.

  5. DigitalGreenTea

    CONDUIT 3! PLEASE! I really liked Conduit 2 🙂

  6. Jenetty72

    I hope they make anything EXCEPT a Conduit sequel.The only good thing about these games were the control options.Everything else was sub-par.