Wii U Version Of Dead Island: Riptide "Not Worth It", Says Deep Silver
Posted by Damien McFerran
Lack of interest to blame?
The Dead Island: Riptide saga shows no signs of slowing down. We reported last week that publisher Deep Silver had said the Wii U wouldn't be getting the title because the game engine would need re-writing, a claim which developer Techland subsequently shot down in flames.
Now, disgruntled fans are taking to Twitter to ask Deep Silver what's really going on, and are getting a rather more direct reply:
@enigmaxtreme We looked at whether it would be worth releasing it on Wii U, but decided against it.— Official Deep Silver (@deepsilver) March 20, 2013
Of course, the port "not being worth it" could again suggest that Deep Silver believes the game engine would require additional work to function on Nintendo's machine, but at least this time the publisher isn't coming up with excuses.
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