Japanese developers comment on Wii U potential

Within the pages of the the latest issue of Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu, a selection of key Japanese developers have shared their thoughts in regards to Nintendo’s Wii U.

Their summarised comments, as translated by Andriasang, are as follows:

* Yoshinori Ono, Street Fighter series producer, explained that he believes the TV remote control option to be the console’s most convenient feature, and expects Nintendo to evolve Miis on the platform.

* Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Resident Evil 6 producer, hopes to consider developing a game that would utilise the space around you through use of the Wii U GamePad.

* Suda 51, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture, acknowledged that fans were keen for No More Heroes 3 to be developed by said that he didn’t have anything to share.

* Ex-Capcom producer Keiji Inafune explained that he sees the Wii U as a challenge from Nintendo, and one that he’d very much like to overcome.

* Marvelous producer Kenichiro Takaki shared that he thinks the Wii U will provide an opportunity to create many unique ideas… such as using the Wii U GamePad to observe bishojo girls (!?).

* LEVEL-5’s Jiro Ishii stated that he would like to make a table talk-style game.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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