Wii U is, at the very least, “on par” with the PS3 and Xbox 360, Darksiders II developer Vigil has found, with game director Marvin Donald saying that “the hardware’s been on par with what we have with current generations.”
“We got the game running on their hardware pretty quickly. Visually, for the most part, it’ll be pretty much the same,” he also said, further adding: “Based on what I understand, the resolution and textures, polycounts and all that stuff, we’re not going to be doing anything to ‘up-res’ the game but we’ll take advantage of the controller for sure.”
This does not appear to be the experience across the board though, as others have said the new Nintendo console to be several times as powerful as current-gen machines. Though granted, these have been reports based on unnamed sources.
Nintendo is expected to spill the beans on what exactly the machine is all about at E3 this June.