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Free Radical Wiis on Haze dreams

No version of Haze on Nintendo's new console, says Timesplitters dev

If you've been looking forward to Timesplitters and Second Sight dev Free Radical's bullish next-gen game, Haze, you might want to set your sights on a console a bit meatier than Nintendo's upcoming Wii.

According to the developer's official Haze FAQ, the game - currently scheduled to appear on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 - won't be finding a home on Nintendo's new console because, as Free Radical puts it, "Sadly, the cutting-edge technology we're using requires more power than the Wii has available. If we could, we would."

Although Wii fans might be a little disappointed by the news, all is not completely lost. With Free Radical traditionally big supporters of Nintendo's machines (what with the developer's beginnings as the Golden Eye team, back with Rare in the N64 days), there's every chance we'll see some Wii-related goodies in the future - particularly given that the studio still has a perfectly good GameCube engine from its current-gen Timesplitters titles.

Still, if Haze was looking like your bag, there's always time to switch your pennies across to finance an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 (Okay, maybe saving for the latter might take a tiny bit longer, but you know what we mean).