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Crysis may come to the Nintendo Wii U, potential perception changer

We have more news on the Nintendo Wii U development now, and it’s rather exciting news. You’ve seen potential games like Battlefield teased for the upcoming console, but how would you feel if graphical powerhouse Crysis could run on the system as well?

The very thought could become a reality in the near future, as Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli has spoken in a recent interview with Develop, confirming that the CryEngine will be utilized for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii successor.

Here is a portion of his statement: “Crytek’s support for Wii U is definitely going to happen. We aren’t showing it but we are pretty much running it already.”

We’re not sure about you, but that’s pretty huge right there. Some of you might have thought we were crazy if we said a Crysis game would appear on a Nintendo console, but Yerli’s quote above confirms that it’s very much a possibility.

Could we possibly see ports of Crysis and Crysis 2 appear on the Wii U? If it does happen, we would like to see integration with the Wii U controller, and not just a straight up port for WiiMote use – that would be a waste of time in our opinion. Even better if they design a brand new title from the ground up for the Wii U, then that would perhaps change people’s minds about the future of the console.

What are your thoughts on this? Would you be pleasantly surprised if Crysis came to the Wii U?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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