Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector says the game could be brought to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 easily enough, but it’s not up to him – and he’s perfectly happy that it’s a Wii exclusive anyway.
Epic Mickey was designed from the get-go to take advantage of the Wii’s motion controllers, something the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 simply couldn’t bring to the party. The advent of the Kinect and Move motion controllers will change all that, of course, and Spector acknowledged that the game could be translated to those consoles with relative ease as a result. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that it will.
“Before Move and Kinect I probably would have said no, because the game is built around gesturing,” he said in an interview with AtomicGamer. “Now, however, there’s no reason technologically why we couldn’t. But that decision is really above my pay grade, and no one’s asked me for a port.”
“It could happen,” he continued. “But I’ve been a Nintendo fan… well, not as long as I’ve been a Disney fan, but a long time, and I’ve been pretty open about the fact that the Zelda games are some of my favorite of all time. So we’re a Wii exclusive and I’m happy about that.”
Epic Mickey is scheduled to be released for the 2010 holiday season.