Wii U GamePad has advanced tech according to Ubisoft

Creator of Rayman, Michael Ancel, has pointed out in an interview with Nintendo Power that people do not understand Wii U’s full potential, especially in regard to the Wii U GamePad. Ancel stated that he has been very impressed with the GamePad because it features low latency and “crazy” response time.

“And I think this is where Nintendo is really out in front of things. The technology inside the controller is quite a bit more advanced than what people might think. It’s really responsive. The response time is crazy, in fact, and I think the competitors will need some time to [get their solutions] this responsive.

“It’s crazy because the game is running in full HD [on the television], we are streaming another picture on the GamePad screen, and it’s still 60 frames per second. And the latency on the controller is just 1/60 of a second, so it’s one frame late. It’s crazy, it’s so fast. It’s almost instant. That’s why it responds so well. So it can be used as a real game-design thing.”

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