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Aliens: Colonial Marines On Wii U Has Much More To Offer

By Pete Haas 2012-03-28 21:11:58 discussion comments
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Gearbox Software is developing squad-based shooter Aliens: Colonial Marines for the PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U. In a new interview, Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford suggests that the Wii U version could be the best of those four.

"The Wii U version has so much more to offer. No other platform can do what the Wii U can do," Pitchford told Vox Games. "If you love 360 games, you are not used to being in a world where you have this new interface. But once you get used to that, you imagine the possibilities; there are some opportunities that are just not possible on any platform that does not have that device."

Pitchford unfortunately couldn't provide any specifics. We'll have to wait until Nintendo comes out of stealth mode.

"I donít want to give spoilers away on some of things we are thinking of or things we have actually implemented already but a lot of cool opportunities with that device that are going to make a very unique and compelling experience on that platform. We have given a lot of attention. I think it will not be too long [before] Nintendo opens up their kimono a little bit more about that platform and where it is going, we will be there right with them talking about how Aliens is using it."

Colonial Marines will hit the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 this fall. The Wii U is expected to launch this holiday season so that version of Marines might arrive around then as well.
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