Hopes that Isaac Clarke may be an
ambassador for the Wii U are quickly fading as Visceral Games's vice
president and general manager Steve Papoutsis has reported the studio is
not currently working on a port of Dead Space 3 for Nintendo's
Today, Papoutsis fielded a Twitter
question from one Dead Space fan who asked, “Hello Steve, May ask if
DS3 planned for Wii U? It could be fun with asymmetrical gameplay,
In response, Papoutsis tweeted: “Not
currently in the plan.”
While not a flat-out denial, Papoutsis
answer doesn't bode well for the Dead Space franchise on Wii U. It
could be Visceral Games is waiting for a better time to make the
announcement, but considering E3 2012 came and went without mention
of a port, Isaac's chances of slicing limbs for Nintendo appear slim.
Dead Space 3 takes place months after
the events of Dead Space 2, and finds Isaac Clarke and Ellie Langford
traversing the planet Tau Volantis in search of a final solution to
the universe's pesky Necromorph problem. The sequel will add drop-in
co-op to the mix, as well as mountain-sized worm monsters through
which players will go in one end and (hopefully) come out the other.
See what we're eluding to in Dead Space 3 first look preview - Colder, deader hands. Or find out for yourself when Dead Space 3 makes a hasty landing for PS3, Xbox 360, and PC next Februrary.