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BioWare: Activision PS3 comment "silly"

Greg Zeschuk, co-founder of BioWare, has branded Activision's comments over ceasing support for PS3 "silly", acknowledging the importance of the PlayStation name.

"I don't think it's really fair to poke fun at Sony," Zeschuk told CVG. "Certainly the Wii's been a massive success and Sony's probably not going as fast as they thought it would be but I think that they're starting to make the right moves and the software's coming along.

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LarVanian3142d ago

I must say I'm kinda surprised to see Bioware defending Sony. I would have expected EA themselves to say this but not one of their devs (Especially one who used to make games exclusively for Xbox)

Bnet3433142d ago

So what exclusive is BioWare supporting Sony with? Devs like to talk alot but not show anything.

shingo3142d ago (Edited 3142d ago )

good.

kratos1233142d ago

there bringing dragon age origens to the ps3 and maybe just maybe mass effect i really didnt expect this from a ex xbox exclusief devolper

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BadboyCivic3142d ago

^^^^ now thats a true fanboy comment.

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Bnet3433142d ago

I said exclusive. BioWare can praise the PS3 all they want but until they show an exclusive game utilizing PS3's power, they are just doing this for PR. Remember how Valve bashed every console except Wii and said how Nintendo has the right idea. Do you see any Valve games on Wii? Nope. Just all talk.

Rainstorm813142d ago (Edited 3142d ago )

Bioware defending PS3 good job. Everyone knows Bioware has a better game track record than activision.

Im just hoping for Mass Effect series on PS3, and please please please bring Star Wars The Old Republic to consoles.

Activision wasnt going to leave 12 mil in guitar hero and call of duty sales on the table. (and thats just 2 games)

Blaze9293142d ago

"Remember how Valve bashed every console except Wii and said how Nintendo has the right idea. Do you see any Valve games on Wii? Nope. Just all talk."

That is a very good point and oh so true.

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Jaces3142d ago

It's not the devs that are going around bashing consoles and spouting hate, it's the gamers.

So it's no surprise seeing them defend the PS3 seeing how it's an amazing machine along with the 360. Fanboy goggles are a funny thing.

Anyway it's good to see them coming to the PS3 to show us what they can do, exciting!

ultimolu3142d ago

I know, right?

I find that pretty awesome though. :D

cmrbe3142d ago

Bioware was never critical of the PS3 as far as i can remember. They only preferred to work on the x360 for ME to cater to the x360 strength which is what i wanted to see.

EPIC comes to mind with this news. Mark Rein was one of the most vocal PS3 supporter when everyone trashed it back in 2007.

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thesummerofgeorge3142d ago

The software's coming along? It's not selling as fast as they thought? Apparently it's selling faster than the 360 did in it's time... And the software's more than "coming along", it's not the slow kid in class, the software is the best out there, the exclusives speak for themselves.

DarkAzureIIIX3142d ago (Edited 3142d ago )

BioWare is evil now I'm like these cats are alright :)

slayorofgods3141d ago

I'm surprised to hear it from Bioware, but it is absolutely true that Activision's comments were silly because they are going to be the ones hurting from their decisions. At one time Activision could stand toe to toe with EA, but the times sure have changed this generation with EA becoming a monster that may get big enough to absorb it's once competition and teach them how to run a business.

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Christopher3141d ago

I'm surprised that people are surprised that BioWare would say such a thing.

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gears223142d ago

Where is it in the interview? It's not even there,at least not in tat part :/

waltercross3142d ago

I Have to agree, I Didn't see Bioware defend
the PS3 in the Interview at all.

lloyd_wonder3142d ago (Edited 3142d ago )

Wow. Common sense.

gintoki7773142d ago

i have to say its pretty strange that bioware is all of a sudden doing all this for the ps3 0.0

solidjun53142d ago

Well not according to Jim Sterling. :)

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