Shigeru Miyamoto has said he is concerned that too many studios are using violent games content to attract players. Speaking to Channel 4, he urged that there are other ways to make interactive entertainment appealing to players.
and i'm concerned over developers that put out crappy titles for easy money because they know people will buy it and it's easy money for them and say it's for casual and hardcore gamers.
^^^ Agree he should get back to focusing on his own games so that maybe the wii may finaly get sumthing good again...
I have much respect to Miyamoto! but, Miyamoto, I'm concerned you're gonna resort too casual of games. Give a new original IP to add to the amazing classics you have created.
Agreed, I have much respect for the man. I grew up playing both Nintendo and Sega, but this recent trend of putting out casual games to appeal to the mainstream has me soured on Nintendo. I prefer the games coming on the PS3 and 360 personally. Whether they're violent or not depends on the game. LittleBigPlantet is coming and looks to be one of the most original and accessible games in ages and it's not violent. I'm looking forward to Valkyria Chronicles on PS3. Again, it's not really violent; no more than any JRPG at least. I'm also looking forward to Star Ocean 4 so again, it's not really violent. Violence doesn't sell a game. I'm looking at you Ninja Gaiden 2. Innovation and originality as well as good gameplay sell games. Violence can just sometimes be a plus.
now scream that with snakes voice.
I agree on what he says, violence is over-represented now days, making the other, much more important imo, elements suffer. But I'm not quite convinced he sincerely means it, and not just trying to sell the overly casual wii games. Most of his great games, like the marios and zeldas are violent by nature, even tho they are great for other reasons.
im more concered hes only concentrating on the casuals. what happened to mario....(i hate the stupid plumber, but i like the games... :/ )
Devs give the people what they want and what sells... "Some" of us don't like our games "kiddy"...for those who do, great.
Halo series. Now every dev needs to learn from this title. Edit: Halo series is a great example. No violence but still for the gamers of hardcore and casuals. That's why its a huge franchise around the world. FACT. wahahah Edit: Disagree all you want but its that FACTS. Multi million dollar franchise known around the world. Just quote HALO for the Xbox 360 and you will know how BIG of a franchise it is, Parents plays it, kids plays it, Hardcores plays it. Halo gave shooters on consoles a chance, without Halo and Ms you won't have great shooters on consoles and which attracted millions of hardcores/casuals. FACT. wahahaha
The Halo series is quite violent. They just don't have the gore to back it up.
*stabs Miyamoto in the face with a chainsaw*
Miyamoto needs a talk with media molecule, they made a masterpiece aimed to hardcore and casual gamers without the need of chainsaws or blood.
He's kind of right but that's where the money tree leads. People see M rating and that alone says buy to them.
It's a game and that's all it is. Whether it is Resistance, HALO, Gears, CoD4 or LBP, Super Mario Galaxy or Flow. Games should be entertaining and what entertains some may not entertain others. That said most games whether they contain violent content or not, as long as they are entertaining, satisfy the majority of game players.
wasn't he the person that was in AWW after playing the Killzone 2 demo at E3 lol
This is why Kojima+Miyamoto>Entire western development industry
then stop those f*cking retard wii game .
Retarded is the person that makes your comment on a topic like this.. It has ZERO to do with what he is talking about but of course like a good troll, you ignore the facts and just run off at the mouth.
huh 2 disagrees huh, here's some proof http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Well look at Queefy B, he's makes a certain game that rhymes with Tear and theres nothing in the game except excessive violence, the only substance it has in it is the violence.
about any part of the media industry. I have been seeing the rise of fillers and the loss of originality in music, movies and video games. Fillers include sex and violence and foul language. When an artist has to fill a song with so much profanity it only goes to show the lack of artistic talent they have. Sure sex sells but when you see the need for it in a movie that is bad you can only tell that there wasnt any thought into the story. The same happens for video games. It is as if the developers know the story sucks but if we throw lots of violence and things blowing up then people wont notice. Movies and music from years ago did not have to rely on those fillers to be good. They relied on real talent. A game doesnt NEED sex and violence to be fun. It just needs good talent working on it.
So you have heard of Mercenaries 2 then? Lol As for the rest of what you said, I agree whole heartedly.
stopping having these crappy cheap games out on the wii so u can make easy money. its like selling crack to little kids
The entire article just went right over your head didnt it? Because your post looks really stupid when compared to whats actually being said..
miyamoto should stick to making mario and zelda games, thats all he is good at.
He does realize that, their are gamers over the age of ten yrs old that enjoy violent games. Whom don't have to rely on mommy and daddy to buy their games for them.
Its very unfortunate to read some of the lamest comments I've ever read and see multiple agrees. So I get the game now though, if you speak with a negative tone about Wii or one of the greatest game developers of all time (Miyamoto)fanboys eat it up, how amusing. I'd be curious to know some of these individuals' age, because if you think all Miyamoto has done for the games industry is Mario and Zelda, you are pretty narrow in your perspective. But anyway, as for what Miyamoto is saying, he is absolutely right, violence is the crutch alot of developers lean on because creativity is lacking, people are scared to venture out and try new endeavors, its unfortunate. However, I wouldn't purchase something like say Wii music, but why hate on the game or the ppl who would? Plus its also important to realize he said he doesn't want to curb freedom of speech just that violence in video games is often times excessive. That is the point he is trying to make, but all of a sudden we hear nonsense about "cooking mama, or go back to making casual crap" it seems any article dealing with the Wii is bombarded by fanboys who can't wait to say something ridiculous. Now I don't want to call out everyone who has posted here, because not all of you are fanboys. But there is a difference between being critical and just throwing flame bate out there. I'l leave it to the reasonable posters to separate the 2.
I have no problem with violence in games. In fact I tend to enjoy the more violent games, such as Gears of War and Ninja Gaiden 2. Different strokes for different people. Violence in video games already get a bad rep, let's not stir it up more. What people should be focusing on is things that actually have a higher risk of causing issues, such as teen drunk driving. Far more people get killed by drunk drivers (including teens) than videogames has hurt anyone. Funny thing though, isn't Mad World released for the Wii exclusively?
im losing my respect for this guy. his games target a different audience. his games have always been about mario or some gimmicky game like wii fit. we make games for the hardcore and target a different audience. some gamers do like blood and gore better than cartoon games.
nobody likes bad endings hehehehe
I love this guys work... Even more than Kojimas which is saying something
take that back! Miyamoto = Legend Kojima = God!
The overuse of violence, aka the overabundance of shooters in gaming is one of the reasons Im getting annoyed at the industry. They've gotten lazy, and formulaic. They need to come up with some new ideas.
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