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Wii U, 'Horrible, Slow' Says Metro Dev

Not too long ago, THQ refused to bring Metro: Last Light to Nintendo's recently launched Wii U console, even though they showcased a demo for the FPS on the platform.

Meanwhile, Ukraine-based developer 4A Games, creators of Metro: 2033 and Last Light, uncovered that the project was dropped due to the limitations of Nintendo's hardware.

"[The] Wii U has a horrible, slow CPU," commented CTO Oles Shishkovtsov in an interview. 4A Games' Huw Beynon added, "We had an early look at it, we thought we could probably do it, but in terms of the impact we would make on the overall quality of the game - potentially to its detriment - we just figured it wasn't worth pursuing at this time. It's something we might return to. I really couldn't make any promises, though."

In relation to Metro: Last Light, 4A Games confirmed that they are focusing strictly on the single-player aspect of the game. Also, in a string of delays from publisher THQ, the launch of Metro: Last Light was pushed back.

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Vodoo Nov 21 2012, 09:40 am EST
can someone please grow a brain cell and shut-down Nintendo.....please ?
  RenegadeCZ: And why would anyone do that?
stochinblockin: Probable because he never had a Nintendo growing up, …
finaleve: He grew up with Sega since Sega does what Nintendon't…
Terminator Nov 21 2012, 05:06 pm EST
Nintendo is great for young kids Vodoo. That's where they make their $$$. For teens and adults, there is the Xbox, PS3 and PC.
jungi Nov 21 2012, 07:14 pm EST
metro runs like shit even on a super computer.
finaleve Nov 21 2012, 07:45 pm EST
I didn't want to play it on Wii U anyways. I'll stick to the 360 so I can actually play the game without a hitch.
jungi Nov 21 2012, 10:15 pm EST
this guy complaining about hardware is pretty funny cos his engine is the worst there is when it comes to getting performance out of hardware.
KraGeRzR Nov 22 2012, 01:12 am EST
^ Idiot.

His engine is actually one of the best there is...

The reason it runs like shit is because you have a PC from 2007 that you got grudgingly after Crysis made your windows 98 era crapbox cry like a little bitch, and you're still butthurt that nice graphics aren't free.
  jungi: i suggest you look up benchmarks for all the latest g…
KraGeRzR: You're still an idiot because the Metro engine isn't …
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