Nintendo to Bring MonoGame Framework onto The Wii U Console
Indie developers are starting to get recognition within the gaming industry. And Nintendo has shown interest in bringing the MonoGame Framework unto the Wii U console as reported by Siliconera.
The MonoGame Framework is, it is an open source version of Microsoft’s XNA 4.X Framework used for easy cross-platform development. It has previously been used by quite a few developers to create iterations of games for multiple platforms.
Titles such as Fez, and Bastion have benefited from MonoGame Framework by re-using their codes through the framework.
There are other platforms that do support the MonoGame Framework, and they are:
- Windows Phone 8
- PlayStation Mobile
- Window PC
- Wii U
Well remember Nintendo’s announcement in early August, that they do have a growing support of indie developers, and that they will make available as much as 30 new indie titles in Wii U eShop by New Year – well it looks like they have finally managed to followed through and now we know how they plan on doing it.
Take a look at the indie games that are coming onto the Wii U eShop