Straight Right, the Australian developer porting Mass Effect 3 to Wii U
, may also be working on a "triple-A Square Enix" port for Nintendo's new console. The info is based on the LinkedIn page
(now altered) of Chris Slater, Straight Right's technical project manager, as spotted by an eagle-eyed NeoGAF
Slater has since updated his LinkedIn profile, but a Google Cache
of the page as it was on September 25 shows the project manager is "working for Straight Right on a short term contract, porting a triple-A Square Enix game to the yet-to-be-released Wii U platform." We have a screen-grab of the Google Cache page here
It's already known Straight Right is working on two Wii U games in addition to Mass Effect 3
, with one an original IP and the other stemming from a well-known franchise. Since the Square Enix game is a port, it means this'd be the one from a well known franchise. Hitman Absolution
, Deus Ex: Human Revolution
, and the new Tomb Raider
are primary candidates. Crystal Dynamics previously denied Tomb Raider
is coming to Wii U any time soon, saying
the studio would have to design it "very differently" and with "unique functionality" for the Nintendo console.
We reached out to Square Enix, but a spokesperson told us the publisher "cannot comment on rumors or speculation."