Gearbox Boss Calls ‘WII U’ A “Really Nice Bridge” To Next Generation. LOL Cripes.

The head honcho of Gearbox Software has opened up about the Wii U and did a good job of pulling its pants down while trying to give it a compliment.


Nintendo’s Wii U demo reel at E3 last year contained a clip of  Aliens: Colonial Marines, but we haven’t heard much about the version since then. Speaking with Gearbox President Randy Pitchford, we tried to surgically extract a viable specimen of information out of him, but he refrained from getting too specific.

“Nintendo still has a lot to announce with their platform, and it’s not up to us to go ahead of them,” he told Joystiq. “I think it’s a great platform and I’m really excited about it, particularly with this game, there’s a lot of exciting opportunities like, ‘Wow, my motion tracker is there, and I can move it like this!'” he said as he moved his arms side to side. “There’s just so much cool stuff.”

‘Cause that’s what we want. A “nice bridge” that costs hundreds of dollars to the next generation. I’ll continue supporting Nintendo because I have a hard-on for their first-party titles, but  Randy Pitchford couldn’t have sounded more partonizing even if he said the Wii U was “really nice” and “tries real hard to keep up with the big boys and girls”.