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Tomb Raider skipped Wii U to avoid half-hearted port, says dev

Monday, 28 January 2013 17:17 GMT By Dave Cook

Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics isn’t bringing its reboot to Wii U, according to creative director Noah Hughes. He has explained exactly why in a new interview.

In a video interview with TrueGaming, Hughes said, “I’m always a fan of the Nintendo systems, in particular they really push interface design, and from a game design perspective it’s fun to play with new interfaces. Having said that, it’s something that I think we would want to tailor the experience to if we were going to do it.

“All three [other console and PC versions] are really trying to deliver roughly the same experience, but delivered best on each platform, and I think something like the Wii U often asks you to do something unique based on a unique interface. That’s something as a gamer I love, but it’s something you don’t want to do half-heartedly as a developer.”

What do you make of that then? Would a standard port have been acceptable enough, or would you have wanted something more from a Wii U build?

Thanks Gamespot.

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28 Comments

  1. ps3fanboy

    this comes not as a shock that many will skip the wii-u. it just isn’t capable of running new games of today… and worse its gonna get when the nextgen arrive in a year…

    #1 2 years ago
  2. gomersoul

    shame Nintendo didn’t skip Wii u to avoid a half hearted next gen console :P

    #2 2 years ago
  3. lexph3re

    I wouldn’t call the Wii U a half hearted next gen especially if PS360 lasts another 3-5 years. I just hope they don’t focus so much on group games they forget about the person who plays alone.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. dreamcastnews

    @1,2

    Wow your ignorance is purely bliss. Funny, PS3Fanboy, I seem to remember the PS3 had a real rough start so surely judging the Wii U really isn’t where you want to be.

    I forgot when a console became judged on how ‘next gen’ it is, do either of you clowns even know what that means? How do you judge a console as ‘next gen’ if its just graphics, I feel very sorry for your chronic case of tunnel vision.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. monkeygourmet

    It didn’t stop anyone else doing shitty ports…

    #5 2 years ago
  6. DeVitowned

    As a gamer, I don’t give a shit if the port takes advantage of the unique interface or not. I want to play the game for the game itself, even if it is a carbon copy of the version coming out for the other consoles.

    Use AC3 as an example, there really isn’t much of a difference in interface, with an expanded map showing on the screen, or the ability to play the entire game on the screen itself. I would be quite satisfied laying back, head on the pillow playing the new Tomb Raider on the GamePad screen.

    This excuse developers have been using as of late concerning not bringing ports to Wii U based on them taking advantage of a unique interface is bullshit; pure damn laziness.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. polygem

    i will probably skip this game anyway. i am thinking about starting to play third party games on my ps3 finally. the 360 was my main console, but xbl gold expires in march and with ni no kuni, gow and last of us around the corner i am really thinking about making the ps3 my main console now for this fading gen. i am excited about the ps3 again, which really only was my exclusives machine this gen…would be fair to change that now i think.

    @lex: forgetting the last thread ;)
    …you really think 3 to 5 years? i mean, i was out in the woods with the dog today reflecting a little about next gen. i really think ms should launch soon, maybe end of the year, early next year. ps3 still has more steam i think. i can really see it last ´til late 2014 but then, that´s it.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Francis O

    @ 1,2

    LOL—– Xenoblade 2 or X says hi, That game looks better than any current generation RPG and has massive world.

    Wait till E3, Retro will show you a thing or two with Metroid Prime 4.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. theevilaires

    What OMG the supposedly “NEXT GEN CONSOLE” can’t even get a current gen port….LMAO. Come on Nintendo play catch up or do what you do best release your rehashed first part games 6 -9 month gaps to keep your platform alive. Proof is in the pudding but people still are in denial the Wii U should have launched in 2006 instead of that gamecube 2 aka Wii.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. dreamcastnews

    What are you talking about you jibering retard? Do you know how many Wii consoles have been sold? Did Nintendo say this was a ‘next gen’ console? Clue, no; They didn’t. Those ‘rehashed’ games? Like what exactly? I guess you’d think Gears of War, Killzone, Uncharted, Forza, Halo, God of War etc are all fresh as a daisy?

    The Wii U is at least trying to bring something new to the table, obviously that’s lost of a gamer concerned purely by graphics.

    Before you quip with ‘fanboy’ or some shit like that, I like all three consoles I just have a low tolerance for cretins.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Francis O

    @9 how is it Nintendo’s fault Crystal Dynamics doesn’t want to port Tomb Raider to the Wii U? Mass Effect, Assassin’s Creed, and other ports are on Wii U. Resident Evil Revelations, Aliens Colonial Marines, and Injustice Gods Among Us are coming to Wii U as well.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. daytripper

    @10 http://m.kotaku.com/5961840/nintendo-boss-declares-wii-u-the-start-of-the-next-console-generation-teases-looming-surprises

    #12 2 years ago
  13. lexph3re

    I think MS should honestly run the steam boat. Wait for a ps3U price drop then drop the 360 price again. Use it to become the ps2 of this gen if their smart. Of course that means making a notably different console then their current and letting it sit with upgraded next-gen games and 1st party exclusives.

    I can really see MS pulling that off.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. dreamcastnews

    @10, Nintendo are quoted saying ‘new generation’ not next generation.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. daytripper

    Oh for fuck sake

    #15 2 years ago
  16. theevilaires

    @10 and 11.

    I have two questions for both of you…and Poly eventually

    1. How hard is it to port a game over to a console with double the memory and slightly faster GPU & CPU?

    2. Why didn’t Nintendo release the Wii U in 2006 instead of the Wii?

    #16 2 years ago
  17. dreamcastnews

    @16, like a blunt compass – you’re missing the point.

    They aren’t saying that it can’t be ported, they are saying that they can’t think of a worthwhile use for the controller at reasonable time that this game would be launching for the other two.

    Why would they release the Wii U in 2006 when they obviously had the right formula in 2006 with the Wii, fresh off the bat of the failing Gamecube, the last thing Nintendo needed was another graphics race (at the time) with Microsoft and Sony, they saw Sony was selling millions of PS2 consoles still and went for that market, indeed the Wii is the Gamecube 2 purely because it’s everything (sales wise) the Gamecube should have been.

    It’s not news that Nintendo are a slight graphical step behind now, we have the Gamecube to thank for that or at least – the public that didn’t buy the machine to begin with, everyone with eyes also knows that Nintendo play the ‘different approach to games’ card.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. daytripper

    I like Nintendo, have grew up with them and for me the SNES is in my top three best systems however this generation/next generation debate started with the Wii, before that there was no argument it was straight forward, the new systems would be a clear step up from the previous release but now we have a ” is it” ” it isn’t” ” it’s a new generation in itself ” when previously there was none of this talk at all, it was easy and clear as day. I think the Wii U is decent, MiiVerse is great but is it a next generation console ? Not for me and when the Ps4 and Xbox Next arrive it will be interesting to see if Wii U follows Wii in terms of third party support.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. dreamcastnews

    @18

    Oh I reckon it will be just like the Wii when it comes to third party support, but hopefully Nintendo by that point will have shaken the reputation gained by the Wii and have more hardcore orientated titles, which is evident by their recent Nintendo Direct, they know that they have to publish the wheat and discard the chaff.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. monkeygourmet

    @18

    I have exactly the same idea about PS3 though.

    Great for exclusives but I wouldn’t touch a lot of the third party stuff with a barge pole as I have a 360.

    So for me, and a lot of people, the PS3 serves exactly the same purpose as the Wii.

    This may well change next gen if the PS4 is easy to develop for, however, I still can’t see it being a huge problem. It just means the Wii U will have a shitload more exclusives.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Sini

    LOL @ people still hoping nintendo with do anything different regarding lackluster third party support after n64, gamecube, wii efforts. You’ll get your third party collaborations couple times like in the old days, they’ll sell like shit, and that will be it. Fourth time in a row.

    I said it before and I’ll say it again, nintendo doesn’t deserve to have its own home console. Behind on eyecandy each gen, most recent new core ip was pikmin; over 10 years ago? and piss poor third party support, online infrastructure in its infancy.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. dreamcastnews

    Why do you keep going on about Pikmin idiot?

    Chibi Robo
    Trauma Center
    Zack & Wiki
    Excite Truck
    Battalion Wars
    Inazuma 11
    Another Code
    Xenoblade
    Last Story
    Pandora’s Tower
    Wii Party
    Wii Play
    Mystery Case Files
    Electrplankton
    Professor Layton
    Doshin The Giant
    Donkey Konga
    Nintendo land
    Metroid Prime
    Disaster Day of Crisis
    Endless Ocean
    Ghost trick
    Kororinpa
    Wing Island

    And tonnes more I can’t be assed to list

    Why on earth would you keep bringing Pikmin up, must be the fourth time you’ve name dropped Pikmin, I guess your experience with Nintendo products lies solely with playing a ten minute game of Pikmin in 2002 on a store demo GC?

    You do understand that practically every developer under the sun made a Wii game? And shock, some were actually fantastic, I feel sorry for you if superficial things like visuals are top on your list…. Lol I bet you bought a Sega Mega CD and 3DO in 1993 ‘look at those graphicccczzzz’

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Sini

    truth hurts, doesn’t it kid. And it’s go back to your PC, get it right console peasant.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. absolutezero

    Man video games are fucking shit.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. dreamcastnews

    @23 console peasant ?

    Phahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha………

    …… Phahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

    What an out and out shit for brains.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. CPC_RedDawn

    I love to see these comments go from game development to graphics and power rants.

    So what, the article says that the devs didn’t feel like they had time to properly focus on the new controller to actually use it the way they would of liked to. You know for a fact that the game would come out and maybe have slightly better graphics on WiiU than 360 and PS3 but it would have rubbish controller support and people would just focus on that rather than the fact that its more or less the same game as the other platforms.

    Nintendo have got a double edged sword on their hands with the Wii and Wii U, they are making new ways to play sure. But they are also taking away from the actual games themselves. People are more interested in the controllers now than the actual game it self such as story, graphics, gameplay, etc. If a game comes out on the WiiU and all it has is an inventory screen on the controller then people bash it for not being inventive enough.

    Who cares if the console has X or Y amount of power, have you seen that Zelda tech demo? or Mario Galaxy on the Wii, or Wind Waker HD remake? They look fantastic and Mario Galaxy was on the Wii which was basically an overclocked Gamecube! But more importantly the game was great fun to play!

    #26 2 years ago
  27. dreamcastnews

    @26 +1

    #27 2 years ago
  28. ketamine

    It’s funny when kids think that a company s “lazy” for not porting to a specific platform. These are corporation work for a profit, do you seriously think they would not port it if it was making money for them?

    Whether it would not sell or would be bad and would not sell does not really matter but calling them lazy is just childish.

    #28 2 years ago

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  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

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  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

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  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

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  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

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  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

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  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

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  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

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  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

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  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

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  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

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  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

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  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

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  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

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  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

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  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

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  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

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  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

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  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

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  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

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  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

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  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

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