Molyneux: The Wii U can be “confusing”

Fable developer has doubts about Nintendo’s next-gen offering

June 9, 2012
Nintendo Wii U

The Wii U’s launch is just around the corner, and Nintendo needs it to be a big one after a hard financial year.

However, Lionhead Studios founder Peter Molyneux has had some hands-on time with the next-gen console and is a little unsure about it.

“I am not really decided about Wii U,” he said. “I watch people playing and they sometimes seem to be confused about which screen they should look at when they play with the tablet.

“I also feel that monitoring both screens turns out to be a bit demanding, as some games make it necessary to change your view from time to time between both screens.”

These doubts were shared by Microsoft marketing executive Yusuf Mehdi, who said, “One of the things that’s interesting is, when you’re playing a quick, realtime, twitch game, how much can you look up and down between the screens? That’s an interesting question.”

Do you think Nintendo have overextended themselves?

Source: CVG

Related articles

Wii U hardware and features detailed

Rayman Legends gameplay and details revealed

New Mario games unveiled for Wii U, 3DS

Nintendo Wii U has third party developers lining up

Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller: all the details

Tags: active, lionhead, Microsoft, Nintendo, Peter Molyneux, wii u, Yusuf Mehdi

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyGaming – technology images can be found here

Poll

Did Watch Dogs live up to expectations?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Latest News

Gaming’s catchiest slogans

nvidia-the-way-it-was-meant-to-be-play

You gotta catch ‘em all, because, it’s in the game, and you must challenge everything. Also, prepare to die

Fifa 15 pre-order price roundup

Fifa 15

Does this game score an own goal with high prices, or will it find its way into the top corner of your game collection?

Top 10 most pirated PC games right now – August 2014

Pirate Flag

Here are your most seeded PC games of the moment

Violent video games linked to depression

depressed gamer

Think of the children! New research shows that violent video games are making little Timmy depressed

X

Newsletter Subscription

Name
Email *
Enter the following to confirm your subscription *
Captcha image


Free MyGaming Newsletter:
Subscribe
X
bool(true)