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EA confirms Wii U cold shoulder following Frostbite freeze-out

Ian Paul | May 20, 2013
It's confirmed: Electronic Arts won't develop for the Wii U, making Nintendo's road with the unpopular console even rockier.

It may be tempting to argue that EA's Wii U snub foreshadows the end of Nintendo's unpopular console, similar to how EA's Dreamcast snub foretold the end of Sega's console fortunes. Nintendo, however, has a strong base of first-party titles that could keep the Wii U well-supplied with games even without intense third-party support. The company in late April said it had a number of game title announcements planned for E3 this June. Upcoming Wii U titles from Nintendo include additions to the always popular Mario Bros. and Legend of Zelda franchises.

 

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