Did you use PlayStation Home? Are you sad that it's coming to an end? Well, don't lose hope! neotopia is hoping to replace your virtual world needs on the PS4 console.
Kickstarter campaign?! £250,000 goal?? I don't see why Sony isn't funding this project (if there are hopes it will replace Home). Still, if people wish to donate then why not 'eh? I'll pass.
PS Home was boring after you messing around on it for a few hours.
I only got any use out of it when I broke my fingers playing football, couldn't play anything other than pool on PSHome. It was just a huge shopping mall for companies to advertise their wares, missed opportunity right there.
I had high hopes for Home....maybe too high. I think with the Internet connection I had back then plus going into it when it 1st launched it put me off for good. I hope Sony can do something better in the future... This is a kickstarter so I guess it has no Sony support.
Home was a great concept that was realized fairly well given the hardware limitations but also had its drawbacks. If something like home was done on Ps4 it would be alot better, i hope it does happen.
Imagine walking around someone's Home mansion, then sitting in the gameroom and picking up DS4s and playing a local co-op game through SharePlay.
XtraTrstrL Are you talking about gamelaunching? Because Home already had that. From Home you could set up a game launch event. Other people in Home can see open game launches and if they owned the game they can join in the launch event and when you have enough people you boot up the game directly from Home. Nobody used it about a week after the feature was put in
I felt the same, I think with Home Sony made to big of promises like being able to stream music and videos off your console only to run into license issues. I had fun in home, got free places for my avatar and the few linking to games and rewards was cool. I had just hooped they would put in Trophy support and a better way to integrate it into everyday playing. It became a separate type of game that had fun games within it, but just didn't integrate well. I'll miss it though, it did have good things to it if you gave it a chance.
Yeah exactly the internet connection I had when the thing launched was terrible contributing to its inevitable abandonment. For example, when I had to download a new area I wanted to visit I had to wait for at least an hour and the download would crash most times. I know my IP and speed was the main culprit but there wasn't much fun there to begin with.
we need a home replacement but one that uses simple mii like simple avatars that you can customise, same goes for game areas
I dont want "Mii" like characters anywhere near my PS4, hate those things lol
The full bodies were great. I want my avatar to look human.
Sony should make their system unique, no need to copy anyone else. Going with a fully customizable avatar, you make it look how you want would be the best option.
But what will become of us?
I used ps home a few times but it just wasn't fun to use for me
The idea of Home was amazing, but when it was released it was literally one big advertisement. Im suprised its shut down, I would have thought it would rake in so much $$$. Thousands of micro-transactions and every inch littered in advertising campaigns.
Its not shut down yet. Wont be till next year, with things apparently still being made for it and sold for it till November or December.
Surely you'd have to be a total fool to buy something for it now? I'd be gutted if I'd spent a fortune on it like some - luckily I only ever bought a little motorbike, no idea why I did that, it was rubbish!
Thought it was a bad enough sign when the Japan shutdown was announced, yet Sony didn't say anything. Also a few things there are F2P with micros, so "throwing away" money isn't that big of a deal. unlike with permanent things like furniture and apartments.
I wish the creators all the best, but this has all the makings of a failed Kickstarter. There's almost 0 content to show what they're capable above, except what look like characters from the sims 2 dancing for a minute at the beginning of the vid. Then they spend the rest of the vid rambling about vague concepts like connectedness and building a community. On a side note, imagine PS Home with Morpheus and basic upper-body mo-cap through the Eye and Move.
I like how you could play chess. That's about it.
I bet all those people who paid real money for fake homes are kicking themselves. Home was terrible. It could have been great but was left minimally funded to die by Sony.
Home was announced too early promising too much like the trophy it was always condemned for. Was too rigid in structure. Probably would have been better with areas you had to work to get to via mini-games and puzzles. A boat or plane game in order to get to an island location after tracking down a map.
For those who say Home was not fun. Maybe you were expecting something different but it is/was a place that you would need to actually create your own fun. Yes there are many things to do but it isnt a place that a loner would have much fun. Best with friends. Ive met many people from all over the world on Home. And we always had interesting converstations. I even had a Japanese woman teach me some of the language. Home had/has potential. Sony just seemed to not know exactly what to do with it. One thing I know for sure would've made it skyrocket was the long promised trophy room. Would've been nice to see my tropies in full 3D display. Jumping in and out from games would've helped too but those loading times made difficult.
Wow... judging from this team's lacking ability to present this project i don't hold very high hopes for it. This was a really really underwhelming POS introduction video. Not only is most of what they're talking about generic blathering and features that practically every other MMO has, but the music and back-drop is like someone is really fucking high, the first narrator clearly has never spoken into a microphone before, the sound from the rest of the video is awful as they filmed without microphones in a room with lots of echo, and the accents are like something out of Hobbit. If you're gonna attract people to pay for your next game, you need to know how to throw a presentation first. And i can't help myself but from repeating what the guy in 0:45 apparently says: "When you build a new neotopia, the screen will be white, and slowly you'll fade in. And then shit will fade in, and then it's movement in the matrix. Then you'll see a sparkle all around you, and as you lure people in, you'll see these effects until they're completely there, and POP, they'll pop in." WHAT? What are you saying, space-man? And can someone please translate what he says next?: "As you wander about you'll see the MURDS, you'll see the BASAIN, and then... well, then you'll go into his world." Jesus Christ. If PS Home failed with the combined expertise of official Sony developers and indie developers alike, how are these rookies supposed to succeed at it?
I'm only interested in Home or a Home replacement if the game supports Morpheus.
Home is a great concept. The execution of it wasn't the best. However, if they bring it to PS4 and make it like the original concept video it'll be amazing.
It won't be the same. Not to mention those who paid for stuff in Home are not going to jump into a Home clone that would have microtransactions. They would likely just skip it altogether. Even Sony couldn't make a Home on the PS4 at this point unless it allowed the users to carry over all of their PS3 stuff.
Id love for it to be on ps4. Cant hurt those who dont wanna play it. Please port it across sony. Thanks
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