Wii U: old GamePad design was ‘toy-like’, says Toki Tori dev

By Dave Cook
11 October 2012 12:14 GMT

Wii U’s GamePad design used to be more ‘toy-like’ according to Toki Tori 2 developer Two Tribes. The studio has expressed relief that Nintendo listened to its developers and changed the controller.

Nintendo Life reports that the studio, speaking on Twitter, stated its relief over the design change:

The studio also stated that its older Wii U dev kits still use the old GamePad design.

We got to grips with the Wii U controller for ourselves at a recent Nintendo event and found it to be surprisingly lightweight, but a fun controller to use. You can check out our full appraisal of the hardware and most of its launch line-up here.

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