by David Sanchez on July 14, 2012 @ 12:40 am
The topic of whether or not the Wii U is on par technically with the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 has been discussed ad nauseam since the system’s reveal last year. Hell, I’m certain the discussion went on long before that, because human beings are a speculative bunch. According to 5th Cell CEO Jeremiah Slaczka, the Wii U is definitely a more powerful beast than Microsoft and Sony’s current machines, reports Videogamer.
The man behind the Scribblenauts series told Game Informer magazine that it was frustrating seeing and hearing so many people arguing about the console’s specs. “It’s kind of frustrating to see the rumors and speculation of people going back and forth saying it’s weaker or more powerful,” said Slaczka. “It’s definitely more powerful.”
The 5th Cell boss said that Nintendo approached the studio with the Wii U and stated that the company may have been one of the first to check out the system. Additionally, he revealed that Scribblenauts Unlimited was originally a Wii game, but that development was later switched over to the Wii U.
Sadly, even after Slaczka’s endorsement, I doubt we’ll hear the end of the arguments regarding the Wii U’s technical specs. On the bright side, it gives me a lot of stuff to report on!
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