Can they revive adventure games on Wii U?
The creators of Double Fine show interest in the Wii U.
Wii U could mean the resurgence of adventure games. The possibilities through its controller maybe perfect for these types of games and could resurrect a forgotten type of genre that has been pushed back. In addition, the interest shown by Double Fine (developer that counts among its ranks with the parents of Day of the Tentacle and Monkey Island) point to a new renaissance in the Nintendo console.
Much has been spoken of the potential or Wii U shooters. Its innovative control, equipped with an excellent screen, seems perfect to redefine these games, frankly, something stuck. This time, the interest shown by Double Fine, responsible the adventure game Double Fine Adventure has raised an interesting debate about the possibilities of this kind of games in the Nintendo console.
Just a few days ago via Twitter a user decided to ask Tim Schafer would it be not possible to release Double Fine Adventure on that platform, “So what is the likely of a Wii U version? The touch screen seems perfect for adventure games. “ The answer was immediate: “We can! It is a completely new engine for us. ”
As you know, the Wii U controller allows players to focus on the TV and increase via zoom parts of a level. On the other hand, we can rotate and see sections that obviously are not on the TV screen. In short, a controller that has great potential for exploration and the search for clues, which is crucial in solving puzzles.
Excitement increases when you know that behind this title are the creators of Monkey Island or Day of the Tentacle, two crown jewels that where on top of the world in the heyday of the genre. For the clueless, note that Double Fine Adventure decided to finance their latest project by way of crowfounding, achieving a figure far more than a million and half dollars. Amazing, isn’t ?
Will we live a second period of splendor?
There is no doubt that the possibilities are quite good for Wii U. On the other hand, we should not rule out that this type of games may very well be distributed in future Next-Gen consoles, especially in light of recent rumors, which mentions that both PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 could come with a remote shaped as a tablet … Anything is possible.