The third party situation is a wierd situation

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2 years ago#1
*Third Party announces multiplat game for Wii U*
*Fans get excited about game*
*Third Party announces Wii U version has cut content to compensate for low install base (Or some other s*** like a delay)*
*Out of spite, fans/consumers refuse to buy the game*
*Game sells horribly*
*Third party no longer supports Wii U*
*Rinse and repeat*

This has happened with most of the multiplats for Wii U. There are rarer cases like with TTT2 where the consumers were being lazy, but nonetheless, someone needs to make a cycle out of this.
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2 years ago#2
People try to insinuate the chicken/egg scenario, but we have clear indications of 3rd-parties making the move first towards 3rd-party decline on the Wii U, almost like it was planned.
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2 years ago#3
DiscostewSM posted...
People try to insinuate the chicken/egg scenario, but we have clear indications of 3rd-parties making the move first towards 3rd-party decline on the Wii U, almost like it was planned.

The problems started on the Wii and merely carried over to the Wii U
2 years ago#4
You spelled weird wrong.
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2 years ago#5
GDoobah posted...
You spelled weird wrong.


SON OF A B****!

Now my OCD is going to mess with me on that one...
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2 years ago#6
It's a good finical move for third parties to ignore thw Wii U. It's not thier fault, our the use base. It's Nintendo's.
2 years ago#7
darklink67 posted...
It's a good finical move for third parties to ignore thw Wii U. It's not thier fault, our the use base. It's Nintendo's.


I'd say 50/50. blame.
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2 years ago#8
darklink67 posted...
It's a good finical move for third parties to ignore thw Wii U. It's not thier fault, our the use base. It's Nintendo's.


Wat
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2 years ago#9
Except there have been quality games like ZombiU, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and Need for Speed Most Wanted, which have been mostly ignored on the platform. Small install base could be blamed, but in some cases, the Wii U versions had real effort behind them. The Wii U doesn't always get a crappier version of a game.
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2 years ago#10
TomoEK9 posted...
DiscostewSM posted...
People try to insinuate the chicken/egg scenario, but we have clear indications of 3rd-parties making the move first towards 3rd-party decline on the Wii U, almost like it was planned.

The problems started on the Wii and merely carried over to the Wii U


Well to be more technical. It started during the SNES, got worse when N64 went cart instead of disc based. Got even worse when the GCN went mini DVD over DVD. And spiraled out of control with Wii and now WiiU.
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