@jg4xchamp I know. It seems like ever since Beyond Good and Evil, while his quality is intact, his games since then haven't got the attention they deserve.
I think you all know how much bulls*** I found the Bayonetta 2 controversy, but it looks like another Wii U game just entered controversial territory: Rayman Legends.
What happens is this, the game got delayed, even though it was said to be pretty much DONE and ready to release (it was releasing this month). The cause of this delay? Announcing that they are porting it to PS3 and 360.
I admit, I was wrong on my defense in saying the game wasn't going to be ported based on how tied some of the gameplay aspects were to the gamepad and I have no problems with multiplat ports (as long as they are done well enough), but Ubisoft pretty much gave Wii U owners the shaft here.
Yes, the console is struggling with some sales so far, but several Wii U owners were actually ready for the game to be released and have something to play... and they pull this?
"If you're pissed, imagine how we feel. Think on the situation, we've been making overtime with this game practically since May preparing E3, and then almost a demo per month (gamescom, Wii U presentation, shops, eShop, etc) and at the same time trying to actually finish the game."
"We had a first delay because it was obvious we couldn't finish on time but we gave it all to be there on February. What face do you think we had when the week we had to close the game we're being told it's not going to be released? I couldn't believe it."
"For practical matters, you'll have to wait for some months for the game to be released and will most likely serve for more content to be added and do it better. For us, this means we've spent 6 months barely seeing our wives, kids, and friends for nothing because, after all, such a haste wasn't needed. Believe it, it was a hell to swallow these news."
"Even then I'm firm in what I said back in the day, Rayman Legends is an excellent game and will still be, and the team that's making it doesn't deserve to have your back turned on them just because some men in ties one day took a wrong choice."
"This industry is really that shi**y."
*sarcastic clap* Bravo, Ubisoft! Bravo.
But why not release the WiiU version like they were going to THEN release the others when they're ready. Now poor Rayman Legends is going to be released the same month as GTAV.
@kbaily Exactly. Not sure what Ubisoft was thinking.
@nintendoboy16 Part of me thinks besides getting revenue from the other versions is that they dont wont to spend money on a marketing campaign for the game twice, since i doubt ubisoft has that much faith in the wiiu as it stands which is BS.
@nintendoboy16 Yea its a terrible decision on their part no matter how you slice it. Im just so surprised they have yet to put this together themselves. With where they placed the last game (which i got smothered by other releases) Its almost definitely going to happen again this time around. I just hope they dont blame fans in some cheap way if it doesnt do that well, when its their own fault in the end.
@Gohansephiroth Even that is flawed because by the time the game releases, Rockstar's GTA V (I can honor that series for bringing a bunch to gaming as we know it, but I've never had interest in that series overall) comes out and those sell like millions of units.
Buy the game or don't (after you buy a Wii U of course). I remember people saying this wouldn't be ported from Wii U, that was good times...glad that revelation once again proves not to place trust in 3rd party companies for exclusives.
I myself have it reserved. Ubisoft just saw THQ go down, and they have the right to do whatever they feel is necessary to survive. It is what it is.
I can't blame Ubisoft, they expected more Wii U's to sell, as did Nintendo.