Submitted by RuleNumber5 711d ago | news

Activision CEO: 'Genre is less important than the execution of an idea'

The number of first person shooters and open-world titles have rapidly increased over the course of this last generation, with Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto both topping charts and breaking records. It may appear that these genres are the ones that gamers really care about and that developers should promote these as sure-fire successes. However, we recently sat down with Activision's Eric Hirshberg, who stated that these preconceived notions simply aren't true. (Activision, Culture, Dev, Eric Hirshberg, Industry)

s8anicslayer  +   711d ago
I like how these industry executives try and take credit for the work of extremely talented developers who work their asses off and use their creativity and put aside their fears of failure just so guys like Eric Hirschberg reap the rewards.
#1 (Edited 711d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
New stories

Dragon Quest Heroes Infographic Shows Evolution of Series’ Most Iconic Monsters

1h ago - EB: Dragon Quest Heroes is set to launch on October 13, 2015 for the PS4, so Square Enix released... | PS4

Psytec Games Hopeful for Crystal Rift 2 with Multiplayer Support

1h ago - VRFocus reports on Psytec Games, the developer of Crystal Rift, stating that it hopes to work on... | PC

MoreConsole takes on Destiny: The Taken King

Now - MoreConsole's rag-tag band of guardians finally make it to the Oryx's ship...but can they make it out alive? | Promoted post

Dave & Buster's Receives First Luigi's Mansion Arcade Cabinet

1h ago - Hardcore Gamer: Nintendo is teaming up with Capcom to bring another arcade game to every grown up... | Arcade

Carmack: Minecraft VR ‘Coming along great’, ‘taking priority’ over VR Script

1h ago - VRFocus reports on the news that Oculus VR's John Carmack is now working on Minecraft VR for the... | PC

Jamie Takes A Look At – OlliOlli 2

1h ago - Jamie from Clipping Error takes a look at OlliOlli 2. He goes through the game's mechanics, game... | PS4