Nintendo of America's Damon Baker shared some interesting demographics about the audience for Wii U downloadable games on the Nintendo eShop: They're primarily 18-plus, and 93 percent male.
While those stats don't cover the console's overall audience, they do paint a picture of its most engaged fans. "Looking at this, you might be surprised. Nintendo is known as a very kid-friendly, family-friendly console," Baker says. "What the audience is in a digital landscape, you'll see that it's very similar to what you see on Steam, what you see on the other consoles."
Baker didn't offer stats for Wii U owners overall, nor the 3DS eShop. Of note: Though Baker says this means the audience is much like that of Steam or the other consoles, that's only true from a demographics perspective, not necessarily a taste
Baker talked up the success of Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight
on Wii U and 3DS -- you can read all about how it performed
-- and suggested that Nintendo's consoles offer a hospitable landscape for indie developers.
Baker's full talk is embedded above. Many, many more Unite 2014 talks are available on Unity's YouTube channel