Game developer Media Molecule have gone from promising start-up to one of the pillars of the PlayStation empire in two years - and all before ever releasing a game.
ROFL its that BBC guy again
MM only has about 30 employees. no wounder it took so long to make LBP
The only have 27 member at their studio
Sony should buy them before it's too late.
It's possible to come from such as small studio because of the same reason is taking time: SONY is an old wolf in the gaming business, they can see quality, they know about games, smell the potential and have PATIENCE, big games take time to be developed... while MSFT is spending millions on getting games that are published anyway on the PS3, the PS3 is getting those games for free which allow them to invest money instead in creating new franchises By the time MSFT manages to get a developer go multiplatform, SONY has already created 2 more franchises...who do you think will get tired first?
this game were coming to the Wii. Imagine if it were coming to 360. I think it would be even more embraced than it is now. As is, the Nintendo die hards don't want to acknowledge it and the 360 fanboys state it's too different with too small an install base on PS3 to do anything. Buy the studio, Sony....before this group creates something similiar and it goes multi-plat.
that still amazing. Look at warhawk, didnt it start out with a lot of people and eventually allot of them left? idk if that true but its a great game is it not?
Warhawk was great fun and now Incognito are working on another PS3 game code named "HARDWARE2".
so true also i cant wait to play ad create my own levels
GOTY here they come.....if sony was smart they would make MM a first party dev.
Maybe Media Molecule don't want to join Sony, though. Or MM are happy to act as 2nd party developers, like Insomniac, with Sony publishing all their games.
i also agree that sony should buy media molecule .SACKBOY rulez
Quality developers will never go unnoticed.
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I hope you know you act even more childish than my little cousin, which is 8 years old.
Wah Wah Wah This game isnt coming to my 360 :( *cuts wrists*
sounds like pp wants to be like cammie dunaway, you know "blah blah blah...Puppies are cute, blah blah blah.." http://nintendoe32008.ytmnd... Lest we Forget 7/15/08
Your really not intrigued by this game? Try to set your "fan-boy" views aside. You seriously don't see potential that this game can bring to on-line gaming? Just be honest. I own all 3 consoles, so I'm excited for this game AND GeOW2. Why hate? -777-
pp, is your 3fixme in for repairs again??? is that why your trolling ps3 articles, poor kid, anyone got a blanket?
Sony need to buy Media Molecule and add them to their already massive collection of Worldwide studios. It'll be a massive PR hit. Microsoft buys timed exclusives or DLC from 3rd parties, and Sony uses their studios to make the games exclusive to their platform anyway
the founders and most of the design team left Lionhead in 06 because they didnt want to be owned by a big comnpany (microsoft) its prolly better for such a small dev to be Indy anyway... look where it got Insomniac who are getting ready to be one of the biggest developers out there
yup, couldnt agree more. MM has no interest to sell themselves. Interesting fact is that they offered LBP concept first to Nintendo and they were not interested, so they went and talked to Sony, and Sony as big PLAYA as they are saw potential and invested money in that IP. Sure LBP for the Wii would have been something comletly different
LBP would have been ruined by the Wii, it wouldnt have any of the robust online features, and the motion controls would suck
...they won't put themselves up for sale just like Insomniac won't. But so long as Sony has locked in the rights to LBP franchise, they don't need to buy MM.
i thought Ninty did want MM, but 'Sony beat them to it'? ( http://www.edge-online.com/...
@ Vojkan thats not true because I recall they said Sony was the first and only people they showed it to and if I remember right when it was first shown the guy thats head of Nintendo of America said that LBP was on the wrong system
Really? Than Evans is a lier. Check latest 1up Yours post E3 podcast. From his mouth bud
@ peedie, it was offered to wii first, nintendo passed on it, sony gobbled it up and us ps3 owners will have the game of the year because of it.
Media Molecule is surely top of the class.
Heavenly Sword was an impressive work for such a small studio. Look out for their future works.
@ Vojkan well on the playstation nation podcast Mark Healy said sony was the only people they showed it to and how they are planning to make sack boy plushies
Did MediaMolecule not make Ragdoll Kung Fu?
@danarc I think they did that game right after they left Lionhead
I am looking forward to this game more than any other this year. Incredibly original and sooo much potential. I also want a little Sackboy doll.
all men where blessed with little sackboy's......they're in all our hearts. LOL
so i can make the most interactive and awsome my space webpage in the world just imagine it can be use to make websides ,levels ,gamers ,fighting arenas,cars circuit ,giant space ships,recreate mario and in the top of all that it has a youtube like community and 4 players co.op the only thing this game doesnt have to be the best game ever created is to print money lol
So wait a sec... When MS forks out an amount of money for buying a game or a dev, its bad. When Sony buys a studio suddenly its not bad to buy? Strange kind of thinking there. But hey, LBP is the most promising game on the PS3, that's for sure.
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