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Wii U videos were from PS3, Xbox 360

Wii U videos were from PS3, Xbox 360

Nintendo has confirmed that some of the videos it showed at E3 2011 were from other consoles.

Nintendo has confirmed that some of the videos it showed during its E3 2011 press conference, in which it unveiled the Wii U console, were actually from PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game.

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime acknowledged as much in an interview with GameTrailers, where he explained that footage from other consoles was used because the Wii U is still so far from launch.

These games on the Wii U will look just as good as their Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 counterparts, promised Fils-Aime.

'In terms of how good it looks it's going to be driven by what the individual developers do. It's going to be 1080p, it's going to be high definition.'

'You're going to see games that take full advantage of a system that has the latest technology and can push out some incredible graphics.'

Let us know your thoughts on this and the Wii U announcement itself in the forums.

You can check out other news from the show via our E3 2011 News hub.

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cjoyce1980 8th June 2011, 10:46 Quote
basically means that the final hardware hasn't been laid down
will_123 8th June 2011, 10:58 Quote
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Originally Posted by cjoyce1980
basically means that the final hardware hasn't been laid down

Which is why the post about specs really told jack sh*t.
noizdaemon666 8th June 2011, 11:08 Quote
I don't think 'incredible graphics', 'latest technology' and console quite go hand in hand lol
StoneyMahoney 8th June 2011, 12:19 Quote
If they're aiming for PS3/X360 levels of graphics here, I think they're pitching it at pretty much the same level as the Wii in performance terms. No bad thing as long as the price gets pitched as a similar level compared to the PS4/X720. The kind of games Nintendo's core audience likes (that blurry spot between casual and hardcore that can't stand Halo but pines for Goldeneye, spits on Final Fantasy but completes Zelda on launch day) don't paint the atmosphere on the walls with 50 different shader effects and scream "ARGHHH!!1!11 LOOK AT IT!1!!!111 IT'S ART!!!!11"
Mentai 8th June 2011, 12:46 Quote
Those 3rd party titles are going to look the same across all platforms anyway. The only way the WiiU can differentiate itself is if it plays them native 1080p instead of upscaling. Non exclusives will never take full advantage of its hardware, which is why being the most powerful console is kinda dumb (see the PS3's slow sales at launch).
grim5000 6th May 2012, 22:56 Quote
lol

"You're going to see games that take full advantage of a system that has the latest technology and can push out some incredible graphics."

i swear it sounds like they are aiming for the levels of xbox360 and ps3 graphics and processing levels. and they are calling that latest technology, those systems are 6 years old and probably about 2 from the new ones. might as well just say it. they will never have a console thats anywhere close to matching the power of the newest ones in the same generation, and probably wont ever try.
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