During the Wii U’s first showing at E3 2011, EA executive John Riccitiello appeared on stage, announcing “an unprecedented partnership” with Nintendo.
Now, fast forward a year. After E3 2012, we have seen a whopping one Wii U title from EA: Mass Effect 3. Worry not, though. EA’s president, Frank Gibeau, has promised that EA is not neglecting the Wii U.
He has promised more Wii U games from the publisher, to be announced later this year. What could they be? Hopefully they won’t be from EA Sports.
Gibeau also stated that EA will be doing “some new, unique things with (Mass Effect 3) on the Wii U controller and the second screen that we’re innovating on.”
Here are Gibeau’s full quotes:
“We’ve got a couple of more games in development for Wii U and we’ll have a bigger line-up for Wii U than we did on the Wii.”
“It is the first next-generation platform coming out so we’re really supporting it.”
“Just looking at E3 and where we’re at, we wanted to hold our fire a little bit on a couple of the other games that we’re working on. We’ll have more announcements this summer on the rest of the Wii U line-up.”
(EA will) “do some new, unique things with (Mass Effect 3) on the Wii U controller and the second screen that we’re innovating on”.
“You’ll hear more later this summer.”
So, what could we be seeing from EA? Hopefully we’ll learn more in the coming months!