Mark Cerny, in an interview with CVG, said that although PS4 will be easy to develop games on, it'll take a long time before developers can master the console.
Now that's a saying I like to hear:)
Mark Cerny is the most important person at PlayStation. He is a man that brings hope to gaming, and I hope he's also the chief person behind PS5 when that time comes!
Yea I know he's the most important person at Playstation. He's a very very smart person and he's built the best console ever made PS4. I can't wait to for the day I get to open that box and pull out my PS4!
“Easy To Learn” more games can be made. “Difficult To Master” better Gameplay & Grapics waiting to be Unleashed.
The greatest games ever made abides by this creed. "Easy to Learn Difficult to Master" This will keep gamers & developers coming back for more of PS Four. PlaySavior Four: Made by a man with a towering intellect and indecipherable knowledge of games and games systems! Your Four Hundred Dollars will be worth the Investment. Greatness Truly Awaits!
yep thats why im supporting the ps4 because its best for gaming. the only thing xbox one brought was heart ache, destruction and drm. as a gamer I dont play that sh*t. im not easy like some of these 2 dollar hooker gamers. jumping at an chump change ms throws at them.
Cerny is a genius.
Quantum computing gaming ONLY ON PLAYSTATION 5.
I'm sorry but this needs to be said. Y'all need to get off this mans d!ck. no one even heard of him before Febuary and suddenly he's the most important person at PS? The guy is did a great job with the PS4 but let's not take it too far.
Oh i wish this guy was in charge of the PS3's hardware development. If only :(
You tell them buddy , friend !
Regardless if Knack is good or not, it's the fact that the guy in charge is responsible for a game that has nothing to do with sports or military FPS games. I love FPS and sports games, but I realize the diversity there was with PSone is not here today. It was 5-10% FPS games. Now it's 40-60% FPS games and that is an unhealthy balance.
I'm starting to respect more and more Mark Cerny. Great person to lead the PS4 to success. Can't wait to jump ship this year and experience awesomeness! :)
I am truly proud of Mark Cerny for what he is doing with the PS4 and simply cannot wait to pick it up along with Knack and many other great titles. Thank you Mark for everything and everyone at Sony :) Also, much love and respect to each and everyone of you guys who are picking up the PS4 :)
I really dont think it's difficult to master. Its pretty straightforward. You know how much of a Ram pool you have. You know what cpu and gpu calculations your working with. It's all pc parts. Get at it. Will people use different "tricks" as the generation ages, of course. But as always, as with the 360 and ps3, you will hear people say this even 6 years into the cycle: We have used all the power of the ps4.
you should start making games for PS4 100% full power from day one if you're that knowledgable but i'm afraid the result would be laughable.
i would imagine the hardware designer of the console has a better grasp of the its capabilities than you or anyone else here does... as for "using all the power" yes there will be games in year 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and so on that use "all the power" of the PS4 (and Xbone)... but a console's power is a relative thing...its about how efficiently you use that power that matters...a terribly coded game will use all of the power and look like crap...while a well coded game will use the power and look/perform well
@Software_Lover "The original AMD GCN architecture allowed for one source of graphics commands, and two sources of compute commands. For PS4, we’ve worked with AMD to increase the limit to 64 sources of compute commands" Developers will master the increase in compute commands down the road.
Are you a developer??
If its that straight forward, i'm assuming your a very well paid, successful dev (that spends his days on n4g instead of developing obv ;))
Damn if it's not difficult to master then make me some good games. Oh wait you're not a developer are you?
I was going through all the good comments, people voicing their own opinion and then I saw yours, what an eyesore. It's funny how you feel so threatened by the PS4, that you need to troll in every PS4 article. When Mark Cerny says that PS4 will be difficult to master, you better listen son, he's the lead architect of the machine itself. Unlike you a troll, who doesn't know shit and yet you still talk crap. It's sad that most Xbots are as pathetic as you.
How is this trolling? How am I threatened when I am getting one day one? The architecture is the same. Will they learn new tricks as the console ages...........yes. That is a given. But to say it will be difficult to master is another thing. What I said was not negative in any way shape or form. Show me something negative that I said.
@Software_Lover I disagreed mainly because you are underestimating the developers and being arrogant about develop itself... It is not as simply as "hey, I've got a ps4 dev kit! let's get the 100% of it in 6 months or so"... The architecture is important, however it is a long way to master a game console
If you actually have something to back up your expertise please show us .... Until then your words hold no weight
that moment when someone who doesn't hold a degree in computer science or computer engineering tries to deny it's difficult to master. don't know whether to laugh or cry!
Im defo jumping ship to, this gen I was all for xbox 360 because the live was better not saying sony wasnt but xbox almost nailed the online experience which some will agree and disagree with me, but next gen is the ps4, first I was ps4 then I went to xbone now im defo all for ps4 was a hard choose had my 360 for 6 years and has been awesome let me tell you but my hard earnt money deserves to be spend wisely and tgats the ps4, its just so gamer friendly in every way. thank you mark for putting your time intomaking a truely awesome machine, cant wait to open my ps4 and unwrap my bf4, im soo excited words cant explain.
Awaiting for the butt-hurt M$ fanboys that say either of these responses: - Sick of Cerny, it's only PR. *cries* - N4G is PS4 bias. Go on fanboys, choose.
As you already stated, this is sony fanboy dominated site. You have to wait around longer to see a ms mouth foamer to come out of the wood work.
If this is such a sony fanboy dominated site than why do xbox fanboys have such high bubble count still? -_- too much inconsistency imo
i do prefer Sony an i do try too be unbiased, x box is doing better now with their changes but i stand by my belief that their in it for them self, consumer second. they just showed it to much too hide this time. with x box gold it was easy to say your paying for better service yes Sony charging now also but again blame Microsoft for paving the way too pay too play, least with Sony they offer something with it...
I find both console fanboys annoying. On one hand you have sony fanboys think cerny as the second son of God and he came down to forgive your sins. On the other side you have xbox fanboys think cloud is the greatest thing since slice of bread, but have no clue how cloud operates and have no idea they are being fed a bunch of garbage from M$. Pick your poison on this website i guess. For the most part if i had to deal with one or the other i find sony fans to be tolerable as talking to an xbot is like chewing on razor bits.
And then, you will get the PC elitists that will not even read the article and then come here and say: a old ass GTX 680 will stomp all over the PS4!! PS4 is so weak!! its a laptop!! low end!!! high end pc's rule!!! no way the PS4 can match pc's from 2 years ago!!! ahhh!!! making themselves look like fools because nobody has said that the $400 PS4 will outperform a PC with a $600 GPU lol
wait the 680 can out less than 1 year ago, I don't think anyone would call it old yet