With Project Morpheus looming just over the horizon, Sony appears to have strengthened its Worldwide Studios team with the opening of a new studio based in the English North West.
Hopefully they make great use of Project Morpheus
Hard to say. The Move had great potential that still hasn't been realized and the same could easily happen to Morpheus. The combination of Move and Morpheus could be a revolution in gaming, so I hope they do it right.
@MysticStrummer That is true but they didn't open a studio for the move either if they did I think the move would have had better support, they also did not force studios to make stuff with move in mind that would have been a mistake though.
What's up with the downvotes? LOL
Guess some hope they won't make good use of Project Morpheus.
You know how it is with all those haters and fanboys.
Still say n4g needs to change the disagrees on here. When was the last time n4g had a update/upgrade.
Every agree/disagree should require a comment or it won't be added ;-) But then again... we might see even more ridiculous and pointless comments, so maybe not lol!
@blackblades. Its simple, no comment posted means no ability to disagree. One agree/disagree per posted remark. EDIT ha ha just saw Army's remark posted first. Spot on.
Mods around here are more concerned on backing up certain contributors from insignificant websites that are run by stealth trolls instead of improving this forum. Yes you know what I'm talking about Mr moderator. Now listen to your subscribers and consider making disagrees tied with an obligatory comment you know itsa great idea that could improve the quality of some hotheaded threads.
Could have just kept Studio Liverpool..... WipEout on Morpheus would have been nuts.
Could you imagine the speed, would be brill.
I really hope Morpheus games aren't gimmicky but rather rich game experiences enhanced by morpheus. That's why it concerns me they need a dev focusing only on morpheus. Shouldn't all of their first party games be able to benefit from Morpheus?
like you said. you dont want them gimmicky. if you mandate all their first-party studios to make morpheus-enabled games, then its gonna be gimmicky. if they have a studio, or two dedicated to only morpheus, then thats where the magic lies. seems like sony is going down that path.
100% agree. Oculus, Sony, Valve, and game developers have all said that VR games need to be built from the ground up with VR in mind. Tacking on a VR option to Uncharted and God of War isn't ideal. Having said that, I'd love to be able to play traditional games on a movie theater sized screen in a VR enviroment :)
Since the games have to technically be rendered twice (I assume), there may be issues w/ getting full scale long form PS4 titles to utilize the Morpheus. I assume games will need to be tailor made to play to the Morpheus' strengths & weaknesses just like a traditional console game would be made for that platform. In essence, the Morpheus is more of a new platform than a new peripheral, so the games should be developed towards that. Should be some good crossover w/ Oculus development though as far as game quantity potential. I think it's good on Sony to create a new studio for this instead of shackling one of their trusted first party developers to an experimental piece of tech w/ a limited install base. That said, I'd sure love to see what Media Molecule could do w/ Morpheus, even if it was just a proof of concept small piece.
This is reminiscent of Rare and the incorporeal incentive 3rd parties had to utilize kinect. I pray VR is not a bottleneck/chore.
I just hope it will only be optional to use this then im happy.
So you want a VR-focused studio to make VR optional in a VR game they are developing? Unlikely.
If they all on one point gonna do this i'll sell my ps4 and never game anymore. I dont want VR to take it all over
Uh, VR will always be optional seeing as how most games will never support it......that's just common sense dude. Seeing as how you were commenting on this article I thought you were referring specifically to this Studio and its game...
i hope your right mate. I just dont like vr and everything with it
Will we need to buy Move controllers to use Morpheus? I thought the PS4 controller had Move tech built in.
It does. And if you have the ps4 camera, that's another VR component. The Move seems to add a great amount to immersion. I'd imagine that you'd be missing out on some of the VR Magic if you don't use the Move.
Morpheus probably will fail, because Sony isn't capable of managing two system at the same time(look at the Vita). So Sony is just throwing money away, money that could have gone into making AAA games for PS4.
Ps1 and 2, ps2 and 3, ps3 and 4. They have managed 2 or more playstation products every year since the ps2 was launched.
I think you're wrong. PS1 had all Sony's attention and resources. ALONE. PS2 had all Sony's attention, only had to share Sony's resources with PSP at it's final life. Basically Sony managed 2 system from 2005 until today. They admited they have forgotten PSP when it launched to focus on PS3 launch, mistake they said won't commit again with Vita. Looks to poor Vita now... Morpheus is being trated like other console, and Sony proved when it cames to support 2 or more consoles, they get confused and focus more on 1 plataform than the other(s).
Dude you need to go check your timeline, when the ps2 was launched they continued support of the ps1... same for the other consoles as well, new one released, old one still supported. Been that way for 3 gens now. And im not even including the handhelds.
How many first party games have sony released on ps3 since ps4 came out? if you don't include Beyond Two Souls and GT6 which had long dev times and came out the same month as ps4 i can think of precisely... none. MS have actually supported the 360 much better Than Sony has PS3 since current gen started
Hold on, you want to take away two of the biggest games sony released because you dont feel like they count, lmao ive never heard such tripe, they count as much as any other game would regardless of why you think they shouldnt be counted, people on this site are funny man. Just a quick question, how may 360 games have micro released since the one came out, i can only think of horizon 2, you know the version without dlc support, so so far you have listed 2 first party games for sony, that somehow dont count, but not 1 for the 360, yet somehow the 360 gets more support than the ps3.... wishfull thinking i think.
I disagree. Unlike the vita, the Morpheus will get a steady release of VR games thanks to developers excitement for VR and the multiple pools of gamers they can sell to (Sony, Oculus and Valve).
But Errr Morpheus is not a system of its own more an extra gaming enhancement associated with the PS4 i.e. it needs the PS4 to work. PS Vita IS a system of its own and you cant easily forget the great support PSP got alongside PS3 Add to that, there is really no dedicated first party studio for Vita, success of the PS4 goes alongside Morpheus hence the first party studio strengthen If there is a great amount of software, Morpheus can be a success, its whether people are fully ready for VR that should be questioned "money that could have gone into making AAA games for PS4" Did you even use an ounce of your brain when writing? So basically because Sony builds ONE dedicated studio for Morpheus, suddenly their 14 other studios will stop making games, right
...not sure where you've been. They are the masters of duel gens. PS1 got support while PS2 was out, PS2 got support while PS3 was out and PS3 got support post PS4. Sooooooo They stopped making PS2's at the ending of 2013, GT6 released a little bit after PS4 released, God Of War II released on PS2 after PS3's launch etc. Sony has been openly known to support systems long term and treat gens like a "marathon" and not a race. They even released SingStar titles on PS2 up until 2009, Syphon Filter in 2010, MLB The Show etc. Sony even went as far as until 2013 to publisher OTHER PUBLISHER TITLES on PS2! Don 2.The game, FFXI's expansions in 2012. Maybe your just a bad troll or just uninformed. In terms of first party gaming, Sony is really second to no one in terms of long term support for hardware.
Wonderful! Now, give Kojima a studio.
P.t should make a comeback thru p m
Sony should be helping Kojima to get a studio up and running on exactly that.
Maybe MS or Nintendo could offer Kojima a hand for a Silent Hills game.
Project Morpheus..i mean im glad they are supporting the product but please dont make this a norm sony..Not everyone wants this or hololens
What exactly would you have them do? Release and just hope everyone else makes games for it when they arent? I dont see any 1st party games getting cancelled so the team can work on a Morpheus title. Dont be so alarmist.
Morpheus needs a killer app if its going to be successful. Something so good you will feel bad if you ignore it.
Morpheus will live and die by survival horror. Imagine what Quantic Dream or Koji could do?
I mean, this isn't really surprising, don't the always buy or open up some studios around the start of a gen?
Can't wait for that shark diving game
I'm sure the file sizes are huge for these games. I was thinking an episodic format would work great with Morpheus.
And thats why sales do matter for fans, it enables the console manufacturer to invest in more first party studios
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