Bethesda-published games may be very different in terms of genre and style, but PR and marketing vice president Pete Hines feels they’ve all got one important thing in common that clearly shows their origins.
I don't think PS3 users agree
He says he "wants" the company to be the Pixar of video games (Aka a company known and recognized for their quality). Not that he says they are the Pixar of video games. But eh, everyone wants clicks right?
Bethesda is nowhere near being the pixar of video games!! Lmao!! I would have to say when it comes to quality and animation alone, i would give that title to naughty dog! Btw, the author is a dirt bag for flipping words like that.
44 comments before this and nobody's mentioned Ratchet & Clank? The past couple games have been relative duds, but R&C has been called the Pixar of gaming plenty of times before. Bethesda doesn't make that style of games. R&C fits in with A Bug's Life, Nemo, Wall-E, etc. Fallout and The Elder Scrolls don't.
I think Nintendo deserves this title more than any other studio. Pixar revolutionized a generation of animated 3D movies... Nintendo revolutionized generations of gaming and even hardware (SNES, N64 and Wii). Bethesda should stop doing only FPS games to begin with. Pixar is bold. This studio plays safe with fps genre.
What Rikitatsu said. I'm not clicking the link to fuel sensationalist bullshit sites like this. If Bethesda actually claimed them to be the Pixar of Games I'd bloody laugh my ass off. Pixar of gaming would be with developers like Rockstar and Naughty Dog, not Bethesda....Bethesda is in terms with Capcom or Konami, ND and RS are Big Leaguers in this industry when it comes to Quality.
It's not even the bugs/glitches, they don't have the trademark "SpecialSauce". Rockstar is THE Pixar or even Disney of the gaming industry. Every game has been great, with the classic R* touch. Tomorrow's GTA Online reveal has me so pumped.
I think after Cars, Cars 2, Brave and Planes, we can say being Pixar aint that cool after all.
@luoshuigui Planes is not Pixar
They should have tried harder, but from the company side of things I can't blame them for not wanting to extend development time for months on end, working their way around the black magic that is the PS3 Cell processor, all so the smallest install base from all the platforms can have a slightly better version then they have now. Business, smart. As moral thing it was a complete and utter disgusting thing to do. People paid good money for it, why shouldn't the game work like it's 360 counter part?
Its not just PS3 Fallout 3, Fallout NV and Skyrim were all buggy and half broken on PC, 360 and PS3....I've never seen a broken pixar movie lazily made. Bugthesda has never released a game that works completely at launch on anything
I'm fine playing those 3 on the 360 version. PC can use console commands & mods so it won't be a problem. However, when I played Fallout 3 GOTY on the PS3 version, maybe at first there's no problem, but your save file is becoming bigger each time you completed a mission, and the bigger it is, the more often your game will freeze. And when it reaches past 11MB, you almost can't play it anymore
A "Pixar" by a company within an industry that creates content for the lowest common denominator audience and sells extremely well for the most part? That should be Nintendo then
Don't agree at all, sorry.
The average console Zelda game is damn near inaccessible for the modern gamer weaned on CoD and your average AAA shooter experience.
Just Zelda? Isnt that the case with most games?
have you played Skyrim? its dumbed down for the lowest common denominator
is this another satire article?
HAHA, in what world? Nirn, that's where.
The planet that Tamriel (Elder Scrolls) is on is called Nirn, lol. But Narnia's just as good! Haha
If you need to explain your joke, then it's not a good one
But what if he's just out of the Elder Scrolls loop :( haha.
Could be Bizzaro world....
I think Telltale is more fitted to be the "Pixar" of video games
Haha just because one of their game the Walking Dead have excellent review score and earn a lot of GOTY. They are the pixar of video games ? Have you played other telltale games ? *cough* jurassic park
JP wasn't thaaaaat bad, just WAY over priced. Even TWD which a better and newer game is cheaper than JP.
Sorry Naughty Dog is the Pixar of games.
Sorry dude, I agree TLOU was good (I watched my friend play damn near the whole game over a week), but to date it's the only game developed by them that has even come close to the popularity of any given elder scrolls game. It still has a couple games to go. However if it continues with games like TLOU then it will be soon!
You have no idea do you. Crash bandicoot Jak and daxter Uncharted All multi million selling series.
Um pretty sure fallout and elder scrolls have maintained and exceeded their fan base. Unlike crash and jak. Your comparison is invalid
People seriously need to stop overrating Naughty Dog, I agree they make great games TLOU and Uncharted 2- Drakes Fortune are among my favourite games this gen, they are a top tier developer but please leave at that. People need to stop giving them every single prestigious title known, it's really starting to sound ignorant, there are other developers with equally impressive track records this gen.
Blizzard use to be the Pixar of gaming, until their recent releases...
Blizzard need to bring back WARCRAFT 4 !!!
Nintendo are Pixar of games.
I be waiting for Fallout 4 then.
This is a BS article. The original stated that their hope was to be as diverse, while retaining a "charm" in their games that fans could recognize, not necessarily Pixar quality.
Nope, that's Naughty Dog.
Due to how the Pixar statement was intended, you can't really say that because they've only released two IPs this generation, neither of which are like what they released last generation. His words were, "very different but easily identified."
Thats an insult to Pixar...poor Bethesda cant compare themselves to something else like Bug??
A Bug's Life?
Who said you were the Pixar of gaming? Bethseda, perhaps your best course of action is to tread lighty.
The lastest Elder Scrolls game, Skyrim was awesome and brought to the table a lot of inovations over Oblivion. But still to me the ESIV: Oblivion is still my favorite RPG from Bethsoft and probably the best one along with Fallout3 that I played on my PS3&PC this gen. As "Pixar" of Video games I would suggest some think more like a Nintendo or Naughty Dog. Both makes some real beautifull looking games with flawless gameplay and almost no bugs at all on their games.
No, sorry. I would say the Pixar of gaming is not Bethesda, but rather Rockstar, Naughty Dog, Telltale, Nintendo, or, especially Valve.
The only company with more bugs than a Call of Duty game. (Treyarch blended of course, bug variety to the fullest) You need a glitch charter like a launch 360 RROD morse code fail type finder.
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