VG247 Writes:The opening of Square Enix's LA Studio is an effort to catch up in the multi-platform dev raced, the company said today. "Square Enix as a whole fell behind in multi-platform development", said Square-Enix's Fumi Shiraishi
"We've fallen behind in multi-plat development thanks to the 360" Touching the 360 was the worst thing to happen to Square Enix.
first make a good game Square Enix
Just like last gen. Same type of games and in numbers. Its just the Final Fantasies that get recognized for the most part. No one complained last gen but now everyone is pissed because the games aren't on a Sony console.
The only game i would like to see more of is kingdom hearts. Whoring out FF and Dragon Quest is all they have been doing for a long time.
Just like Halo is being whore out by MS.
How about a sequel to the bouncer..I would really like that , just plz add more SP length ....
Oh no, not the bouncer.
The title should actually say ""We've fallen behind in PS3 development""
They worked at getting the most out of the one system they were on, took different directions in how they did RPGs but that was it until they tried a few PC titles.
I agree with your post, SE has always been about maxing the consoles hardware and pushing the system. Thats why all their previous blockbusters were miles and leaps ahead of other games in terms of stories, graphics, sound etc. They have never been about multi platforming. In fact, systems like the PS3 were designed for games like sandboxes and RPGs due to the larger storages and power of the processors and cards. But SE has turned around 180% and basically slapped all their fans. Multi platform means lower quality. And if thats where they are heading, than I foresee even lower quality for their upcoming games. And its not weird to see why many fans are angry about them pumping out more trash and telling us to pick those games up. What happened to the triple A gem Squaresoft that pumps out nothing but stellar triple A games? SE is a mere shadow of its former self. Hopefully Nomura can still show us how great a true system exclusive is, compared to the rest of the garbage. Versus ftw.
Its that they're heavily advertising it outside of Japan. Usually, back in back in the day before Square was S/E, they'd experiment with "trash" in the pre or post wake for their meal ticket: FF. Now they're pushing games on the 360 - their experiments - while showing what their best looks like on the console, what sadly appears to be a downgraded FFXIII from what was first shown. Something that will be extremely worse if it effects the initial JP-only release of the title. Which also brings fears about Versus since XIII was also once "PS3-only" and Square broke that promise.
No wonder this was falsely reported and deleted. http://n4g.com/NewsPendingC...
Nintendo told SE president to "FK OFF" in front of hundreds of journalist. I think it was Tokyo game show too. And SE (Squaresoft at that time) left Nintendo ever since. You are 14 years old and totally fail to see how totally the situation back then was and the situation now. The only one in SE which doesnt like Sony right now, is Wada and his goons. Nomura and the rest of the staff are PRO PS3. You bet your stinkin ass that PS3 gets the best games from SE.
they lisenced the Fallout engine didnt they?,so theres a step backwards.
"We've fallen behind in game development" Fixed for accuracy.
Cause it was not in the Top10 and it was released earlier than Killzone 2 SH!T happens SE if you betray your Fanbase
Sorry ...n4g is acting weird. wrong post
They have to realize this by now.
@kain>gamerzone LoL, lets not pretend it was their first time. Cause when they swapped from Nintendo to Sony, you were jumping around playing their games with joy were you not? As gamers get older with the industry, they suddenly expect way to much from developers.
left Nintendo??? I would say you dont know.
I do know why they left Nintendo for Sony, but thats not the point. Its about you going on about "stabbing" the fanbase. Their fanbase was on NINTENDO. This got nothing to do with why they left, its about them stabbing their fanbase. A fanbase who served them long on the Nintendo systems. (6 complete games) If we go talk about "stabbing" fanbase, then how come you are sursprised about square doing these sudden changes? Its nothing new, so don't act as if it is.
You are an ignorant xbot. Fact is, noone is going to get a 360 for Final fantasy 13. Just like how noone went out and bought a 360 for GTA DLC or Halo wars. Fact is, people are going to buy a PS3 for FF13. Tells you exactly where the fanbase is, xbot. You are epicly stupid and such a failure.
He isn't he's Pro Wii and neutral when it comes to the PS3 & 360 ... @Sidar what the hell you doing in the Open Zone ?? and I totally understand what ur trying to say , but SE today is completely different from Squaresoft in 1997.... Squaresoft left Nintendo because the PS1 could handle the kind of game they had in mind plus the grass was greener over there , where as SE is giving the 360 all this support but they are losing out on alot of sales by not backing the Wii or PS3...totally different situation from jumping to the PS1 where they saw some of there biggest sales and made tons of cash.
If it walks like a xbot, talks an xbot and smell like a stinking xbot, its a frikkin xbot, no matter how many consoles he has, ok.
" He isn't he's Pro Wii and neutral when it comes to the PS3 & 360 .." Wouldn;t that make me...neutral on all sides? The thing is, no matter what the sittuation is, companies don"t "stab" their "fanbase". They are a bizz not your best friend. Thats what i meant, regardless of what situation they were in, People shouldnt be shocked if they do something like this again since its all bizz. In the end all that Square could say is : no hard feelings. Soon ill be owning all consoles, So Montreafart, the only console that is left to get is a xbox. Xbot this SonyTool that...Guys like you are laughter material. BTW i was restricted from the gamerzone, my comment was deleted already but a day after, I got restricted. I already asked on the forums why they decided to restrict me after a day of the comment being deleted...still no answer.
Also i don't get why PennyWise isn't restricted, after all he started the BS... This place is a mess.
So now,all the Xbox 360 exclusive failures are ''Multi-platform'' failures? I wonder when Nomura's contract ends with Square Enix,he doesn't deserve to have his career die with the company.
^ Don't forget the goofy faces full of laughing when Wada showoff around his dev area or when reunion happen. I bet they're like "WE TOLD U, Wada-suck (he doesn't deserve the san-ku part to me) suck suit him just fine).
I'd like to see at least half good game from SE this gen. Oh, btw, better if they STOP porting Last Remnant on PS3 and use the money for something better, that game is obscene.
I'm not looking forward to anything coming from SquareEnix anymore. They have a lot of convincing to do.
I just can't help but think of what happened to the Silent Hill franchise when a western dev got hold of it. JRPGs are named JRPGs for a reason. I hope like hell this gamble pays off for SE.
I'm not mad that SE is interested in making multi-platform games. They have grown a lot under Sony's banner and their games have been getting massive. Massive games need massive sales in order to recoup dev costs, so Multi-platform development makes sense However, my problem is I hate the fact that I have to wait 2 years for a FF game that was all but done, just so it can become multi-platform. Then again, the main characters have been becoming less and less memorable and more emo with each passing game. Heck, I have a hard time remembering Reks name from FFXII, and this knewest char for FFXIII... I still can't tell you if it's a he or a she. Frankly I'd feel more comfortable if it's a she. Anyway, I hope they get their act together and actually produce a PS3 game let alone a multi-platform game. And I'm not talking about a kiddy based cell shaded piece of crap WRPG or JRPG like the stuff currently saturating the market. I want something that older gamers who played FFI when it first came out could appreciate. Then I just might have a reason to look forward to more than just FF from SE (doubt it but miracles happen).
That game is called "Final Fantasy Versus 13" PS3 exclusive also..XD
Awesome, hope it works out for them. I'm not even bothering arguing with the Sony fanboys any more. I also agree with 1.1. Bubbles for you.
I wonder where in LA they are, I'll go knock some sense into them.
I got a friend who work their before. I might do Q&A with them this summer.
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