OXM UK: Steven Spielberg said his movie-making is inspired by Splinter Cell and other videogames, according to Ubisoft's Maxime Beland.
haha, can't wait to play this game.
Nowadays he's pretty washed up. Not a single movie he directed in the last ten years has been great. In fact, he helped flop great franchises like "Indiana Jones" and "Transformers"
Wow botto u rlly dk anything by saying that loL, yah he worked on transformers 1 and 2, those sucked huh ?
2 didn't have a good story. The first one did but not good fighting scenes. Only 3 will get it right.
The 2 transformer movies were terrible movies . Thematically weak , a plot that is intellectualy lacking and emotionally lacking , and sub par acting. Sure the special effects were good and one sit through it was semi entertaining, but we cannot call the transformer's movies good simply because it is filled with special effect sequences that look good.
You do realize he made the first 3 Indiana films as well don't you? I guess Saving Private Ryan sucked as well? How about Munich or Catch Me If You Can? I am assuming you feel Transformers 2 is a flop (I have yet to see it so I can't comment) so you therefore think Transformers was a great film since you refer to it as a 'great franchise'. That in itself doesn't lend a lot of cred to your opinion of what makes a great film, but how does 1 film make a franchise? Opinions are objective so you are definitely entitled to yours but the fact that Spielberg's films have made over $9 billion, the most by any film maker in history, the majority of film goers out there disagree with your opinions.
Agreed. I cant wait to play this game as well.
Catch me if you can The Terminal Saving Private Ryan Minority Report Jurassic Park ET Twister Munich Amistad Schindler's List War of the Worlds Back to the Future Indiana Jones Films Gremlins Jaws Poltergeist The Color Purple The Goonies The Money Pit Who Framed Roger Rabbit A.I Honey I Shrunk the Kids Cape Fear Hook Memoirs of a Geisha Close Encounters of the Third Kind It doesn't get much better than Steven Speilberg. I left many big films he was involved with out of this list.
I don't understand why some put Spielberg down when ever his name is mentioned on this site.
Spielberg is put down because of his views on gaming. I like him as a director for fun little movies, but I hate his views on gaming. Spielberg thinks games shouldn't bother with complex storylines. He thinks they can't compete with movies and they should just stick with the casual audience.
While nasim comments are somewhat annoying, Iam guilty of reading them just for the small dose of laughter they inevitably bring to this site "Spielberg was a good director fifteen years ago. Nowadays he's pretty washed up. Not a single movie he directed in the last ten years has been great." -Yes nasim in your world this is true, yet Speilberg is widely regarded as one of the very best at what he does in the business today. The guy is like a household name in Hollywood. lmfao, one guess WHY YOU think he's washed up? lol JOY
did we learn nothing from Schindler's List? imho the situation with Jewish people in Hollywood is just as well the boomerang that is Japan: they suffered the greatest atrocities during WWII and were able to get back on their feet and bring back honor to their people.
Munich was brilliant.
@The Master Chief-He didn't direct half of those movies.
Something tells me that if the headline had read "Ubisoft: Spielberg inspired by Metal Gear Solid" your comment would have been the opposite. "Teh bestest evah!"
Minority Report, Munich, Catch Me if you can, and war of the worlds say hi. Kingdom of the crystal skull was good too. By the way, Spielberg did not direct Transformers 1 or 2, he simply served as executive producer and did not have much control over the movie, executive producers deal more with finances and what best for the film money-wise.
Actually he had a lot of creative input into Transformers (Speilberg was first to screen both in private and gave his notes), but your point is still good, the director still makes the movie. Unfortunatly though, Exec Producers have way too much creative input, trust me (although I think if Speilberg is the Exec, you should want it).
I can't wait for the game but it seems weird to think that it would give Spielberg ideas...
Its pretty cool when the greatest Director in the world seems to like all things 360. Hes making games for Natal also. Maybe a Splinter Cell inspired Natal game? :S
Heh someone doesn't like you mate. 10 disagrees almost instantaneously. On that note tho Steven Spielberg is well known in the media hopefully his name alone can pull some strings.
ROFL I smell Nasim. Don't be jealous cause the greatest director in the world like all things 360 and is even making games for it, disagrees on M4G won't change anything. ;)
Except that Splinter Cell (the franchise) was multi plat until Conviction. If he'd have said Splinter Cell Conviction inspired him, you'd have a point. Oh..except for his support for the Wii too.
Greatest director in the world? I can think of several much greater directors, Ridley Scott and Martin Scorsese amongst others.
Greater than Speilberg?? In my opinion, no way. But everyone is different. Yea he made a game for the Wii, but I was talking about Xbox 360....he just went on stage at E3 2009 for the 360. He likes Splinter Cell which is a 360 game and I said that its cool he supports Xbox 360 and making games for it on Natal. Is there something wrong with that? Do you Sony fanboys have to cry over everything? Sorry that he doesn't support the PS3. He's smart like Activision.
I may currently only own a PS3, but I'm hardly a fanboy. I'm not bothered how Steven Spielberg finds his influence, considering he hasn't released anything worthwhile since the original Splinter Cell though, perhaps he should look elsewhere for inspiration.
Looks like somebody did not like the fact you said Natal and Spielberg in the same sentence or said Natal period.
Not at all, it would be interesting to see what Spielberg could do with Natal.
splinter cell convection looks unreal,can't friggin wait
I guess Indy doesn't cut it anymore and looking at Sam Fisher...
steven spielberg coming out and saying uh-uh i didnt say that,im inspired by waffles...lol peace and game on
Or that he got his inspiration from the George Foreman grill. Now that would be hilarious.
You know, I definitely saw some Splinter Cell-esque influences in Jaws Close Encounters E.T The Indiana Jones Trilogy Poltergeist The Goonies Jurassic Park Schindler's List Amistad Hell, those influences were in the Medal of Honor game series he created (even though they came out about 6 years before the first Splinter Cell) The only one I'll say MAY have been influenced was Minority Report.
And you are sure he didn't mean some new movie he's working on?
Most of Spielberg's best films came out before video games were 3D..
he's been inspired by splinter cell since '81....this guy says so...rmaofl peace and game on
by "Splinter Cell" he can also mean the novels, okay? and by "Splinter Cell novels" he can also mean the whole spy/espionage genre, which has been going on since 007 and the like.
how can the man who digitally erases guns in movies he has already made ( see ET) and does not shoot gunfights scenes in his recent movies ( anybody notice any major gunfights in indy 4 similar to the first 3) How the hell can he be inspired by a game where you shoot people. PEOPLE it obvious he is being paid by microsoft or has a deal with them to make games
Drew Barrymore requested the removal of guns from ET so that's why he did it. He is her God Father as well...
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