The technology inside the Wii U GamePad is more advanced than many people believe it to be, Rayman creator Michel Ancel has told Nintendo Power (via Nintendo Everything).

"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," said Ancel. "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."

Ancel is one of the early Wii U adopters with Rayman Legends, but sadly the game will no longer be in stores alongside Wii U on November 30.