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[GP] Metro: Last Light Canceled for Wii U Due to “Horrible, Slow GPU”  

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Much hasn’t been said about the specs side of things, however. Sure, the system was ripped open and some menial information acquired, but that doesn’t mean much when one simply wants to see what games can be made on the platform. Well, the developers of a previously-confirmed game for the system, 4A Games, has decided to pull their port of Metro: Last Light from Nintendo’s latest system. The reason? “The Wii U has a horrible, slow GPU.”

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For a moment I thought the game was cancelled and was about to pull a Darth Vader.
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As if the Wii U could ever dream of running this game on the lowest settings!
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It's not really surprising, some games on the wii now should of never been put on there.
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Did anyone not see this coming?

I couldn't believe the Wii U version was even announced in the first place.
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When it was announced I doubted it running well (seeing the Wii U hardware), and I was right. Oh well.
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post #7 of 168
Take a hint Nintendo rolleyes.gif

I actually had no expectations that a game like this would be for the Wii U anyway
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post #8 of 168
If they can't port it to the Wii U does that mean it will be a PC only game. If they can make the game run on a PS3 or a Xbox then running it on a Wii U is not a mater of hardware. It could be they where unable to leverage the power due to Nintendo having an own proprietary API.
    
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I could have told you this 3 years ago. Lawl at foolish companies.
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Actually this news is 1 month old. Here's a reply from this statement
http://www.vg247.com/2012/12/13/metro-last-light-wii-u-cancellation-not-due-to-horrible-cpu-claims-says-thq-rep/
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