E3 2011: Nintendo Appeals To Hardcore Gamer Crowd With Strong Third Party Support
During a promotion video shown at Nintendo’s E3 conference for the just announced Wii U, Nintendo’s successor to the Wii, unwavering third party support was shown from a variety of head honchos at large third party developers including EA, THQ, Namco Bandai and many others. The titles that were announced already in development for the Wii U include Arkham City, Darkstalkers II, Ghost Recon Onlne, Assassin’s Creed, Metro Last Light , Tekken, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge.
This marks an unprecedented partnership between Nintendo and big third party developers for what was called “a deeper and wider Wii,” whatever that means. Battlefield 3 was also talked about, but that may just be a rumor. Still, this is great news, as Nintendo is really stepping up their game to address the lack of solid third party content for the Wii.