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While recently Darksiders II developer Vigil Games said Wii U is "on par" with current generation consoles, now a band of anonymous developers have spoken out to Games Industry.biz about the machine's power, claiming it's not got quite as much grunt as its current opposition.
One anonymous developer said:
No, it's not up to the same level as the PS3 or the 360. The graphics are just not as powerful.
Which was backed up by a second, also anonymous dev:
Yeah, that's true. It doesn't produce graphics as well as the PS3 or the 360. There aren't as many shaders, it's not as capable. Sure, some things are better, mostly as a result of it being a more modern design. But overall the Wii U just can't quite keep up.
Nintendo's stayed away from talking about Wii U tech specs so far, but that hasn't stopped developers and industry figures from piping up with their own takes: we've heard that Wii U is 50% more powerful than PS3, twice as powerful as Xbox 360 and now we're hearing that it's not as powerful as either. Our prediction for the next Wii U power quote? "Wii U Not as Powerful as Wii."