Tim Willits of id Software has voiced scepticism about whether the Wii U's can cater to hardcore gamers.
Speaking at E3 2011, id Software's Tim Willits has voiced scepticism over whether Nintendo's new Wii U console will be able to cater to the hardcore market as well as others suggest.
Willits told Eurogamer
that he wasn't sure whether Nintendo would be able to attract a big enough hardcore following, even despite an impressive list of already announced Wii U games
'The Nintendo market is a tough market for us to get into,
' Willits explained. 'A lot of first party games, a lot of licensed games – those are the ones that have done the best on that platform. I'd love it if we can get a hardcore FPS community going and build on it, but it's tough.
'I think we should keep our toes where we know best,
' he added.
Nintendo's new Wii U console
was announced at E3 2011 yesterday, but reaction has been mixed so far. Nintendo's share value fell
5.7 per cent to a five year low following Nintendo's press conference.
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