WhatIfGaming Interviews Shinji Hashimoto.
He cant tell anyway, Square Enix are always quiet on everything. Who knew about XIII on xbox? Nobody. We need to wait till TGS, i'm sure there's something about that coming. Square already said there's a huge announcement soon about FFVII. What else other than the remake? And they know it's going to be a huge hit.
We have to be realistic about this. We should not stoop to xbot level. We have been bashing bots all year for being in denial and delusional and for making shiat up all the time because the reality is that their console is so boring. We should not do the same thing now. Realistically, there is no FF7 remake. Realistically, Square Enix has sold us out. They have been lying to us and fking us over for years now. They just didnt say it. They have given the 360 games like Infinite Discovery as exclusives. All this time, they told us that we would get the "A games" (FFs). So no one complained about it. Then they made The Last Remnant timed exclusives. People are like "wtf". And they are like: "you have FF dont you". And fans went quiet again. Then they gave SO4 to the 360. And another outrage. And as usual "you get the A games, dont you" from SE, silenced most people. But look at it now. I bet you that the reason that they did not write the words "SO4 exclusive for the 360" is because they feared a backlash of fans. Even though this game isnt even coming out for the PS3. They just dont mention it and release it for the 360. A year later, who cares right? This is the FKED up company you are talking about right now. Just look at the interview. Props to the guy raising the question. And look at how quickly SE asked for another question. Does this look like the image of a company thrilled to bring SO4 to the PS3? NO. On the contrary. Fans moaned about Last Remnant, Infinite Discovery and SO4. But as usual the "you have the A games, dont you" quickly silenced everyone. But look at it now, bro. FF13 is no longer PS3 exclusive. Whats their excuse now? And even now, all those games I mentioned above are still favored to the 360. SE has been fking us over for a very long time now. They cry about how they want everyone to experience their games but at the same time, this does not apply to the PS3. Bro, they are money hungry. They dont know the term loyalty. And even now, fans like you, are quiet. WHy? Because of some hope that SE would return to the PS3 camp full glory announcing a game thats not coming? Read the interview dude. Even if they announce it THEN, it would still take 3 years or so to make it! Realistically, this game is not coming. And considering the trend they have set, its more likely that KH3 will be multi platform as well. Sony fked up in this regard: they trusted SE too much. Sony dont have any RPGs in the work because they thought that area would be covered by FF13 and VS13 and some other RPG makers. Realistically, you dont have to waste resources when you know that area is covered by FF and some other SE projects. But look at it now. There are no "additional" SE projects and FF13 is not exclusive anymore. SE backstabbed Sony and their fans. Now Sony is walking behind the facts, they need to quickly react to this by securing RPGs from other developers and start the Shadow of the Colosses 2, Dark Cloud, Legend of series. Sony needs to relocate resources at once. There is little time to waste. SEs betrayal is akin to the betrayal of Paramount. These companies lack vision and foresight. EVen though HD DVD was about to die, Paramount caved in at the checkbook and showed they lacked foresight. They put their money on the wrong horse. And the only thing they managed to do was prolong the battle for a few months. A few months later, HD DVD died in a matter of days. Whats happening now, is the same. The PS3 is having the momentum right now and all the signs show that it is going to surpass the 360 this year even. By then, there will almost be no excuses for developers to not treat the PS3 better than the 360 (not equally, but better, as the potential is with the PS3 and not with the 360). SE is a disgusting company and they only reason why they are getting away with this, is because FANS let them get away with this. Instead of questioning their actions, fans become dreamers "hoping that SE would redeem themselves by announcing secret project X, SO4 or FF7". Bro, be realistic about this. SE has betrayed us and they arent going to redeem themselves. If everyone kept hoping, than that would mean SE is getting away with this kind of shiat. But Im telling you, they arent going to redeem themselves. Because the only loyalty they have, is the loyalty of money.
It's coming to PS3. Lol, there's already 2 Star Ocean remakes coming to PSP. I believe they'll announce Star Ocean IV on PS3 next year. I really think we'll get Final Fantasy VII remake at some point. Square Enix has a lot projects on their hands so it's completely understandable why we won't be seeing it for awhile. @LaChance Big difference with MGS4 situation is that it's on PS3. Were talking about a JRPG exclusively on a system that I think we can all agree the Japanese hate. This game will sell better on PS3 in Japan. It's coming to PS3.
Just like Final Fantasy is coming to the xbox 360. Very unfair trade....but what do i care. :)
SO4 on PS3 is not even in consideration yet.They clearly said after it comes out on 360 they'll see if it comes to PS3 or not.So no matter what you'll be geting this game something like 1 year after 360 does or never. Kojima says MGS4 isnt coming to 360 : sony fanboy says "oh yeah , of course it isnt coming" Square and Tri Ace say SO4 isnt planned for PS3 : sony fanboy says "oh yeah , its coming to PS3 of course" Square says FF13 simultanious release in USA and EU : sony fanboy says "shut up xbot , its coming to 360 1 year after the ps3 ? HAHAHA PWNED , take that xbot !" And as for FF7 , with versus coming out probably in end 2009 (USA and EU) or early 2010 I dont think a FF7 remake is coming out anytime soon.
@LaChance With SO4 not planned for the ps3, it must be part of the deal with MS not to announce it yet.
Correct me if im wrong, but when 13 and versus 13 were announced for the very 1st time wasnt it concluded that they were coming out at the same exact time? has this changed and if so when?
It does not matter, its better to wait anywayz since the ps3 version will for sure have extra content. Look at eternal sonata and bioshock. the amount of extra content that eternal sonata is going to have for the ps3 is mind blowing. The same can be said for bioshock. The fact that start ocean was not tag as an xbox exclusive at microsoft press conference, almost confirms that this game is coming for the ps3.
if you read into his response he basically puts it out that its timed exclusive and he isnt at liberty to discuss..."next question please" and fyi i am a 360 owner and ps2 owner so i;m pretty unbiased...when it comes to sony and microsoft ..but say this with great pride The Wii could Burn in Hell...
"We want to share as many as possible, but sometimes certain conditions come in the way that prevent that. Next question please" owh i see so ms did bribe them "Certian conditions" M$: we will give you this money as long as you release it on our sh*tbox 360 and only on that or timed exclusive, if you dont well rape all your children and wives, mark our words we know where you all live mhuhahahahhaha
reason of fear of a backlash from fans. SO4, as it stands right now, is not coming to the PS3. No use in questioning it. If it was coming, it would have been announced already. If it was coming, then that filth wouldnt quickly avoid the question. I mean read the interview. Does it even look like as if they are happy and thrilled about porting the game to the PS3? No. The truth is that its probably an exclusive and they didnt name it so because they feared fans would react strongly to it. SE has been fking us over for years now. They gave 360 Infinite Discovery, Last Remnant timed exclusive, SO4 and FF13. PS3 fans have gained nothing in the meantime. And all these years they kept saying how FF13 would be PS3 exclusive. They can rot in hell for all I care. The company has changed and they will no longer have my support. Guys, we need to react to this betrayal and not be passive about it. By constantly keeping hope up and crossing your fingers on a FF7 remake or some other project, you are being passive. SE is not going to redeem themselves ok. FF7 remake is not coming, and even if it did, it will take 3-4 years to make. PS3 owners are shafted no matter how you look at it. And FF VERSUS may still be exclusive but they arent even going to work on that until FF13 is completed. So add another 2 years for VERSUS13. So whats the point even? PS3 owners get shafted. We need to react to this betrayal STRONGLY NOW. And not be passive about it or else they will think they can get away with this. If they get away with this, they will do so again in the future. I mean, how can I trust them even now? They say VERSUS13 is exclusive but if it suits them, it will get ported anyway. Their word is worth less than a piece of brick. The only reason they are getting away with this is because FANS are letting them. I for one refuse and will not. I will not support SE any longer.
Square/Enix just wants to share its Fantastic games with the world, so whats so wrong with that?
"VII Not Even Being Considered" LALALALALA!!!!! IM NOT LISTENING!!!!
It doesn't say that anyway. The headline is inaccurate. SH: (laughs) I hate to avoid this question but I will say one thing. We currently know a lot of people are asking for this but we’re already very busy with all of the titles as you mentioned before to be even considering a remake at the moment.
But in order to share as much of its games as possible, wouldn’t Square Enix want to make Star Ocean IV on the PlayStation 3 as well? SH: We want to share as many as possible, but sometimes certain conditions come in the way that prevent that. Next question please. We all know, M$ bribed them. I don't understand why anyone would want to be with a company that bribes games. I just dont get it.
Youre right. MS ruins videogames.
Square is starting to really piss me off. They should just come out with it and say they were freakin' bribed. I highly doubt that they just suddenly decided to make FFXIII multi-plat without being bribed by Microsoft. I remembered this game being advertised as a PS3 exclusive and it was supposed to take advantage of the PS3's graphical capabilities. All they care about is the cash and we have to accept that.
like such a greedy pig. Nomura is the only one....Nomura.
WhatIfGaming: But in order to share as much of its games as possible, wouldn’t Square Enix want to make Star Ocean IV on the PlayStation 3 as well? SH: We want to share as many as possible, but sometimes certain conditions come in the way that prevent that. Next question please.
hahaha thats the best quote. square is looking like some hypocrite 2 faced mother fugers. obviously the condition hes talking about is $$$ from Microsoft FU** SQUARE
That’s the worst way anyone can get out of a question, lol. So lame it’s like he never got any PR training what so ever.
And I'm glad a journo had the balls to call them out on it. I have no problem with them moving over the 360 because of business reasons. It frustrates me a bit as a PS3 owner, but that's an excuse I can at least understand. But please, Squeenix, as someone who's bought nearly every one of your games since I was like 5, don't lie to me and tell me it's because you want to share the game with everyone and then proceed to "share" your games with just the Xbox 360. Bring Star Ocean 4 to the PS3 (and hell, bring it to the Wii, too, just to prove your point!).
But in order to share as much of its games as possible, wouldn’t Square Enix want to make Star Ocean IV on the PlayStation 3 as well? SH: We want to share as many as possible, but sometimes certain conditions come in the way that prevent that. Next question please. Lmao. Why doesn't he just say it? Microsoft paid us huge bucks, okay?
omg, he was like "next question plz" when they asked that since they want to share as many games as possible then does that mean Star Ocean IV will come to PS3... thats just messed up, lol that interviewer grilled the shiz outta Hashimoto xD thats the first time i heard an interview like that. it was very brave :D
MS dollars at work. Never fails. The very concept of giving someone money to NOT talk about a possible port makes me weep.
H: We want to share as many as possible, but sometimes certain conditions come in the way that prevent that. Next question please. So basically microsoft payed for time exclusivity, and they can't talk about the ps3 version yet. No biggie ill just wait for the ps3 version. Time exclusivity does not bother me at all. Microsoft think that people are going to run out and buy a 360 only cause they getting time exclusive. I rather wait anywayz and get the superior version. with the exclusive content like eternal sonata and bioshock.
what a homo. all these lame RPGs and DS games and all this JUNK and they wont even consider the ONE thing that is a SURE win, FF7 remake sons of...
... The patriots?
FFXIII was not even considered on the 360 so FFVII remake might be in secret development.
I just hope they show they can still deliver quality in all their future games because if they don't it's gonna get ugly for them real quick.
Here is one guy that stopped supporting them since 4 days ago. And I suggest you do the same. Their word is worth as much as brick to me. As it stands right now, SO4 is a 360 exclusive. Its not coming so no use in arguing about it. I am ashamed to have supported a company like this for so many years. They have always been known to be a company that brings out quality gems after another and being extremely loyal. But now they are shiatting bricks one after another. The quality of their products have dropped tremendously and the word loyalty is unknown to them. Frikkin hypocrits, just look at how that piece of filth answered that question. Did he even sounded like as if he is thrilled to have the opportunity to bring the game over the PS3? No, he sounded like FILTH. Period. Sony trusted the RPG front to SE. Lets face it. When you have FFs and a few other SE projects, than whats the use in making more? Sony has dropped the ball in this regard. SE has backstabbed them and lied to them. SE has not brought out any other projects on the PS3 but they did so for the 360. And even FF is no longer exclusive. Sony need to react FAST. They need to relocate resources and start looking for exclusive projects from other great developers. At the same time, they need to start work on Shadow of the Colossus 2, Dark Cloud and The Legend of Series or on new RPG projects.
"They need to relocate resources and start looking for exclusive projects from other great developers" That is what Sony is doing right now. God of War III comes to mind. If SO4 is exclusive to the 360, then I won't mind. I'll just play it on the 360 knowing they focused on it's developement solely for the 360. But FFXIII going multiplatform is degraded it's appeal and compromised it's quality. Shame SquareEnix Shame. I'll just go play FFX instead, back when Square had hearts.
heres an idea SE since ur becoming $ hungry why not just release all of your games on all of platforms
Good job on grilling his [email protected] on The Star Ocean4 question got a good answer too it to. "Certain Conditions"
The SO4 question was epic UBER epic... S-E fail once again and also Microsuck is even worst that's one of my top reasons for not be supported of they gaming area and I never will they stink that's all.
WhatIfGaming: But in order to share as much of its games as possible, wouldn’t Square Enix want to make Star Ocean IV on the PlayStation 3 as well? SH: We want to share as many as possible, but sometimes certain conditions come in the way that prevent that. Next question please. Yea... a huge bag of money. They actually sound a little bitter. Maybe they are hating themselves for selling out.
LOL~my thumb is up for this reporter since he asked something we all wondering about. So for X360 exclusive the "reach wider audience" idea didn't apply, and that's where we see the true color of the world: $GREEN$ BTW: I hate to say this myself but SO4 isn't coming to PS3...We see where SE is going and @Panthers, they aren't hating themselves he just instructed not to answer such question. Always remember such company ignore logic and reasoning, period.
WhatIfGaming: But in order to share as much of its games as possible, wouldn’t Square Enix want to make Star Ocean IV on the PlayStation 3 as well? SH: We want to share as many as possible, but sometimes certain conditions come in the way that prevent that. Next question please. *coughMS-PAYOFFScough* I'm glad that interviewer grilled Shinji Hashimoto like that. Guy is a big hypocrite... "Oh, we want to get our games to as many people as possible! That's why we're only developing key titles for the XBOX 360, even though many people in our installed fanbase live in Japan, where the 360, from an American company, is stagnating." But what about PS3 owners? Aren't they gamers too? "Money talks, you ignorant interviewer, and MS delivers! Now let me shrug off your question as we continue into the next segment of this interview!"
I liked them more when they were SquareSoft
Yep, I did too. I don't think this multi-plat crap would have happened if they hadn't merged with Enix.
Amen, FFX was the last great SquareSoft game. Before they became SquareAnal.
""VII Not Even Being Considered" Once again an article is ubmitted with a fabricated headline. It doesn't say that anywhare in the article at all and this should not have been approved.
SONY SCREW YOU! i blame sony of this not anyone else, SE is looking for business microsoft is looking for business as well good for them. i have all consoles and a PC gaming rig. i honestly don't care where any game is going to be lunched if it's not going to ruin my experience. 13 for the xbox is going to fk up the ps3 version... if anyone has Lost Odyssey take a good look at how fked up developing went for that game which was supposed to be a very good brake through for all JRPG gamers waiting for something on this generation consoles. Sony is trying to covert into Xbox i don't know if anyone noticed that or not... where did we use to play JRPGs ? why did they switch is beyond me if i a share holder in sony i would say this with the first tool kit going out to developers (a blank cheque to SE to remake FF7) just sit back and have 30 secs imagine what would change since day 1 of PS3 life. again screw sony especially sony Europe.
I said the same thing, Sony should have released GTA4 exclusively or FF7 remake from lunch or at least 6 month later, but they f#cked up. at least they should have secured GTA4 for them, and also the should have bundled a headset with every Ps3
You angry kids are really quite pathetic! Sony don't own Square, or Take 2, or any other of the third party developers. What platforms these games are released on has got nothing to do with them at all! So you can throw your toys out of your prams all you like, its not Sony's decision, and if these titles are going elsewhere when you don't want them too, you should be directing your vexation at the companies who are making the decision, not Sony, who have no control over what another company chooses to do. What you are doing, is akin to trying to blame Dell for the issues you have with Vista. Its got nothing to do with them. Quite frankly, I don't think anyone in world cares what some dumb kid on the internet thinks, so your ill thought out posts demonstrating your inability to know who publishes what, are simply amusing.
So true it's not even funny. Bubble up, dude!
Get the hell out you moron, what the hell is wrong with you. let me teach you some things kid ,first read then try to understand what you just read, Did I say Sony own Square or Take 2 ? no, but Sony could have secured GTA4 if Sony Paid,(at least timed exclusive). Kid Sony own FF7 you Idiot. Any one can buy exclusive if they have the money. They just have to work a deal with them. Just like MS doing and Where the hell did I say that I don’t want these games to be released on any other consoles? This is my opinin If you don’t like it, then you don’t have to Your ill thought from this post demonstrated your inability to think,understand and act like grown men do
This is the time where I would suggest you just get an Xbox360. No joke. It has great games, and obviously since you want JRPGs. The 360 has plenty and plenty more coming. But don't complain about not being able to play ps3 games because they are from Sony. And since you say screw Sony, then mean it.
Hoho! Don't like having your misunderstandings pointed out to you do you? As a 44 year game developer who's played video games since the concept was invented, I'm particularly amused at being called a kid - its quite a compliment and your welcome to call me kid when you want sonny boy. :) FF7 is NOT owned by Sony. Its a Sqaure property. That's a fact, and you'd do well to do some rudimentary research before exposing your utter ignorance on a public forum! And no - Take 2 were not interested in anyone paying for exclusives for the GTA game at all, or you could bet MS would have paid their money. The best they could secure was exclusive DLC, and even that cost them a fortune and its debatable as to what they got. The fact is, you have an extremely limited understanding of how business works, and who owns what, as you've plainly demonstrated. Paying companies to not release on other formats is extremely anti-competitive and not good business practice at all. Sony, and most other companies, will simply not conduct their business this way. The fact that MS will stoop to this kind of deal is why they are the subject of so many anti-trust and unfair competition laws,- their business ethics suck. Thats not just my opinion, thats the opinion of all the worlds governments from the US, through Europe and Asia, all of whom have brought MS to bear for their continual anti competitive business deals and practices. Sony invest their money in first party studios to make exclusives, and try to encourage third parties to release on their system, but they won't do it with bribes. They never have, and anyone with any basic understanding of business practice or even a reasonable adult viewpoint, will be able to understand why that is. If you weren't living at home with your mommy buying your toys you'd have all the machines, like any true adult gamer. Then you wouldn't have to have a teenage hissy fit when things don't go your way and you could just play games. Never mind, I understand. Puberty can be a stressful time...
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if all the crap you said was true tell me why SE broke the exclusivity with sony, for a 40 whatever years old you are so thick to understand a simple fact that everyone is working for money. SE is looking for some give it to them and secure at least 10 million unites to be sold in the 6 months of your consoles life. would it take you another 40 years to know how business works...
SH: We want to share as many as possible, except Sony Playstation 3 owners. Next question please.
@AngryXbox Most of the times I find your postings ignorant and childish but I did like how you posted this one. You pointed out your strong distastes but did it in a civil fashion. I'd give you bubbles if I didn't take some away earlier. You did well. On another note, SE has ALWAYS went with the stronger party. Now everyone should know how Nintendo felt, (Don't give me that crap about format). If you looked at the game before they scrapped it the TRUE FF7 looked awesome and FULLY 3-D rendered. CGI is good also but I'd rather play a game that has great graphics WHILE I play a game instead of watching them. FF6 WAS and IS the greatest FF out there and after FF7, the series went to the crapper. Maybe with Live and Content Download they can keep the series fresh. I do understand how difficult this is for the playstation fans as I had to go without FF because I had abandoned the ps format. I feel for you all but you need to take affirmative action and not here in the forums as NO ONE gives a [email protected]& except N4Ger's.
SE: "We want to release our games to as many people as possible" WIG: "What about SO4?" SE: "Next question!!! NAOOOOOWW!!!!" >_<
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