Submitted by DPAD Dave 809d ago | news

Resident Evil producer: Next-gen devs should focus on gameplay, not graphics

Studios developing games for next-generation consoles should "focus on the games themselves, and let the additional graphics power be an amazing bonus," Resident Evil: Revelations producer Masachika Kawata has told VideoGamer.com. (Dev, Industry, Next-Gen, Resident Evil Revelations)

Snookies12  +   809d ago
THIS GUY GETS IT! It's also probably why Revelations was 10 times better than either RE5 or RE6...
leahcim  +   809d ago
Revelations is not better than 5. Just think more when you write.
e-p-ayeaH  +   809d ago
I would like to know why
The_Nameless_One  +   809d ago
It's a joke. I think you need to take your own advice.
Kamikaze135  +   809d ago
You clearly haven't played Revelations.
Zechs34  +   809d ago
You're right. It's not better than 5, it obliterates it in every single imaginable way.

RE:velations if the best RE since the almighty 4.

Get over it.
PopRocks359  +   809d ago
Yes, a creepy single player Resident Evil game is SO much worse than a cooperative CoD inspired RE game. I totally see how that works leahcim. /s
Black-Rock-Shooter  +   809d ago
6 year but 5 had good game play it was just good for a shooter with no scares
BuffMordecai  +   809d ago
I think you need to take your own advice.
bullymangLer  +   809d ago
this coming from someone who helped pull off the most astonishing ps3 looking game for the gameCube. ? resident Evil 1 REMAKE

this some serious info.
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andrewer  +   809d ago
:D I'm happy to see more people like me :D
Gameplay FTW. That's why my favorite games of all time are back into PS1, PS2, and Nintendo Consoles.
NastyLeftHook0  +   809d ago
i want virtual reality graphics with 120 frames a second 1000 people in a map all running in 3d with no lading, 4k resolution, and no framedrops or anything.
RuperttheBear  +   809d ago
If you're expecting that from next gen consoles you're going to be disappointed.
Army_of_Darkness  +   809d ago
I have a solution....
take a walk outside and go to a very busy area. I'm sure you will see what your looking for;-)
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guitarded77  +   809d ago

But really... who can even notice 120fps?
ratcop22  +   809d ago
Consoles aren't doing that. Let alone Pcs.
Good_Guy_Jamal  +   809d ago
PCs aren't doing that, let alone consoles. That is how you properly say that sentence. Your way makes it sound like if consoles can't do it then no way pcs can
ratcop22  +   809d ago
Well consoles do push the industry the most.
FlyingFoxy  +   809d ago
Pretty sure this is a joke, but the closest thing to what you said is the Oculus Rift coming out for PC which apparently is very immersive for new VR tech.
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andrewer  +   809d ago
Get a PC :D
120Hz - Check
3D - Check
4k res - Check
1000 people would be like a MMO, but soon enough there will be other genres with that amount.
Ryo-Hazuki  +   809d ago
That's why I'm a big fan of Platinum games because that's what they always do.
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Enigma_2099  +   809d ago
That and release s**** ports that have to be patched by Sega/Sony because they couldn't be bothered to.(Bayonetta)
MasterCornholio  +   809d ago

PlatinumGames On PS3 Bayonetta: Sega Did It


This is what happens when platinum games make a game on the PS3.


"In terms of graphical differences between the two games, it's fair to say that there aren't any of real significance - certainly nothing that might affect a purchasing decision: both run at 1024x720 resolution with 2x multi-sampling anti-aliasing (MSAA). Vanquish is a spectacular-looking game that throws out an astounding assortment of effects and the overall look is exactly the same on both platforms. Just about the only issue we did notice on a consistent basis was a difference in shadowing, which seems to favour PS3. In these shots you can see shadowing that's either omitted completely or else suffering from "shadow acne" on the 360.

The only really noticeable difference between the two versions comes down to the implementation of shadows. What appears to be an offset bias issue adds 'acne' to some areas of the 360 game, and looks to remove some shadows in the distance altogether.
The fact we see these differences at all is somewhat bizarre but it does suggest a slight difference in shadow offset bias, something that we have seen occasionally on other titles (Final Fantasy XIII on Xbox 360 perhaps being the most extreme example).

In all other aspects, the two versions are effectively a match. We compared a range of comparison shots from across the game and saw nothing to suggest any real differences in artwork quality, aside from one rogue screen that demonstrated higher-quality texture LODs on the Xbox 360 - most likely an aberration bearing in mind that nothing else could be discerned from any of the other shots."
Ryo-Hazuki  +   809d ago

You obviously don't know what you're talking about. Platinum never made the PS3 port of Bayonetta but they did develop both Vanquish and Max Anarchy in which they ran perfectly fine. The PS3 was the lead platform for Vanquish.
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Enigma_2099  +   809d ago
Okay, maybe I worded that wrong. I meant to say they SHOULD HAVE.

And I can post links too.

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TheGameHuntah  +   809d ago
Well... that what you didn't do with RE6....
chadboban  +   809d ago
You're absolutely right, because I don't think he had much to do with that, from what I'm reading he was the producer for RE: Revelations.
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LOL_WUT  +   809d ago
Whens the last time Capcom made an actual good game? They seem to focus on ways to rob the consumer with these silly DLC tactics. ;)
phantomexe  +   809d ago
Dragons dogma was pretty good too.
zebramocha  +   809d ago
Wasn't that square enix?
Flipgeneral  +   809d ago
DmC, Dragons Dogma, SF4, UMvC3 were good games IMO
BigStef71  +   809d ago
I was gonna comment that he should focus on gameplay in his games until I saw he made Revelations not 6. Let this man speak!!!
FlyingFoxy  +   809d ago
Well this is why i love Valve games, they are uber quality.

Look at Killing Floor, unreal engine 2.5 but awesomely fun co-op game.
MrGunny94  +   809d ago
"Just because a new console is released doesn't mean that it's a sound business decision for us to rush to move everything we're doing over to those consoles. There's still some life in the current generation, and there's still some time. Obviously, they're not out yet, but there isn't even a firm release date for those consoles, it's all industry rumours at the minute.

This guy kinda has the point... Not 100% of people who got PS3/Xbox360/Wii will switch to the new consoles, they can't afford it

And it takes years to know the entire map of the hardware to be able to push it's maximum
Tzuno  +   809d ago
Graphics are ok gameplay needs more work.
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e-p-ayeaH  +   809d ago
As long the gameplay is something creative and refreshing im up for it.
wishingW3L  +   809d ago
Yes! With the power of next-gen console and easier architecture I think everybody will be able to achieve decent graphics more easily (35%) and just focus on the gameplay more (65%).
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SkullBlade169  +   809d ago
As if somebody from the RE team is trying to lecture about gameplay...
chrissx  +   809d ago
say that!
kasser  +   809d ago
I believe both GAMEPLAY and GRAPHICS should be equally amazing.
DigitalAnalog  +   809d ago
Unfortunately we're seeing more of the latter and less of the former. Gameplay will always triumph over graphics.

daledo  +   809d ago
Form follows function, the basics of any design profession...
BrianC6234  +   809d ago
Okay, fine. Do that. Then we don't need new consoles. Just make games around gameplay instead of graphics. The only reason to need new consoles is to make games look better.
ziggurcat  +   809d ago
why not have amazing graphics, and great gameplay?
YoungPlex  +   809d ago
For once in my life I agree with Capcom! Gameplay is the most important part of a game. This is the main reason as to why I keep coming back to games like Demon's Souls, Dark Souls, Super Mario Galaxy, Bayonetta, Xenoblade, etc. and others like ZombiU and DarkSiders I&II where most of the gameplay worked well.
InTheLab  +   809d ago
I'm calling bullshit on this. RE4 is the best looking game on the Gamecube and RE5 had amazing graphics at the time.
Kidmyst  +   808d ago
Can't disagree with having great gameplay. I'd rather have a fun game over a great looking but much shorter game.

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