Wii U has been positioned to developers as a suitable home for Xbox 360 and PS3 ports, and putting new consoles on shelves next year could leave Nintendo scrambling for thirdparty support. Reports this week claim that Microsoft could announce its console at CES in Las Vegas in January; Nintendo is not to reveal the finalised Wii U hardware until E3 in June.
Also, a producer at Ubisoft Montreal (Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Far Cry 2) says that ““Our challenge with the PlayStation 3 and Xbox  is that we’re extremely limited in what we can do,” he said. “It’s a challenge for the engineers to provide nice graphics and nice AI and nice sound with a very small amount of memory and computation time.”
The experts are telling us that our experiences are fundamentally, in a way, obsolete. Am I the only one who is still enamored of the photorealism in the first Gears of War?
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