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Amidst skepticism, one developer sees potential in Nintendo's Wii U

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Nintendo Wii U GamePad (875px)
Nintendo Wii U GamePad (875px)

Having already drawn criticism for its fragmented software experience and polarizing tablet controller, the future of Nintendo's Wii U might seem uncertain to some. However, game designer Ian Bogost explains that as younger audiences have aged with the original Wii, the allure of more mature, yet familiar gameplay experiences could prove to be a successful strategy. What's more, he argues that the system's unique second-screen mechanics could yield new, more innovative games. Head over to Gamasutra to to see more of Bogost's arguments in favor of Nintendo's latest console.