Nintendo: Wii U tablet would 'enhance' Call of Duty

Second screen would be an ideal tool for Modern Warfare and Black Ops fans, Nintendo exec claims

Treyarch and Infinity Ward have the opportunity to enhance the Call of Duty experience by utilising the Wii U's tablet-style GamePad, an executive at Nintendo has said.


Scott Moffitt, a marketing executive at Nintendo of America, has insisted that Nintendo wants to sell to a core audience, adding that the Wii U controller can give studios new ways to think about game design.

"Core gamers are very much part of our audience and the group of consumers we hope will find the way you can re-imagine games on the Wii U," Moffitt told GameSpot.

"The Wii U could become the preferred way to play those games for some of the core gamers," he added.

"You can imagine how a game like Call of Duty would work on the Wii U - the GamePad will allow you to declutter the TV and pull gaming items like maps down and not interrupt your interaction and enjoy the cinematic quality of the game on the TV.

"That's one application that could be exciting and could enhance gameplay for a core gamer."

Publishing giant Activision has not announced any Wii U games beyond a Skylanders title. It has been rumoured in the press that a Call of Duty title is coming to the system, though no announcements have been made.

Elsewhere in the interview with GameSpot, Moffitt admitted that the Wii U's controls were "confusing relative to the Wii".

"With a second screen controller, you need to see what's on the second screen, so by nature it's a more complex system," Moffitt concluded. "It's less visually easy to understand."

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