Thinking inside the hardware box is neither fun, realistic nor productive, so why do we do it?
sonys 15 first party studios say hi
One thing and one thing only separates a first party from a third party studio: time.
and making them only work on one platform starves other platforms, which the article is about. good on Sony though, best group of first party studios on any platform right now.
Why would Sony want to feed the other consoles? Especially after all the nonsense one of them is always spouting.
The article is not only about game exclusivity but IDEAS, tech. For example, DI cloning GoW, Move replicating Wii controller experience, Lips following Singstar steps. The list can go on and on, PSN and XBL, Miis and MS avatars, Natal and Eye Toy, etc etc. IDEAs when successful dont take long to be replicated.
So exclusives are the root of all fanboy evil ??? good to know good read by the way
lol i always thought money was a big factor too, i guess im wrong
Yeah, its not really the route to take for a 3rd party dev/pub. There probably isn't a handful of 3rd parties that are actually successful making a game exclusive.
"Exclusivity doesn't exist" Right, so OMGOW3 is not a PS3 Exclusive? "but it's still ruining gaming" Why? LBP+UC+KZ2+UC2+GOW3++++ Are Awesome... Ah this Article is So Pointless
I thought the article was okay until he completely absolved the media for flamebaiting. I understand that they are doing what is good for business and that readers feed it but what happened to integrity? Like a drug dealer saying he sells crack because that is what people want. If you know it is harmful and you participate then you are responsible.
These comments are funny. I dont think most of the commenters realize that they are stamping "I didn't read the article and commented" on their foreheads. Basically what this article is saying is that nothing is truly exclusive because there's a similar thing like Natal v Eyetoy, Move v Wii, Singstar v Lips.
On the 360
Yeah i was thinking he didn't own a PS3 thats why he's b!tching.
BUt surely competitive spirit is a good thing?
runing gaming how does god of war or uncharted or killzone or gears of war or halo or little big planet runing gaming exclsuive games keep up the competion and thats whats making this generation so good.
I'm ruining gaming and enjoying it.
I think false advertising like "ONLY ON" exclusivity on games, only to find out they're released to other platforms, is ruining gaming.
What an idiotic article. If Sony's titles were not exclusive they would be crippled like all other multiplatform games that choose to serve the lowest common denominator. I'll keep my "only possible on the PS3" titles thank you very much.
Oh come on dude, plenty of exclusives for all platforms are busts. Don't act as though every Sony exclusive is somehow vastly better than anything on the 360, PC or even the Wii.
First party Sony exclusives tend to be vastly better. I have to agree.
Haze...obviously that is only 1 example but it is proof that all platforms have junk. And let's be honest most games that go multiplatform weren't going to be an Epic game anyways. To say that they were crippled by the 360 is ridiculous because they weren't going to be "the next big thing" anyways.
Aww Bea... why? First party!!! 1st... Why bring up Haze? Free Radical is in no way associated with Sony. The potential is there to have a better game if it is made only for the PS3, but only a few talented devs outside of Sony's first party studios can pull that off. You bringing up Haze is a long reach to try to prove a point, but it falls flat.
Last time I check it was a Sony exclusive, we weren't talking about first party, we were talking about Sony exclusives. Designed for that hardware morganfell was boasting about. Let me guess though, they couldn't handle the awesome god like power of the PS3. We all know the PS3 is the superior piece of equipment, I'm just saying that all platforms have crap games and that the PS3 isn't excluded from that category. It was more of an attack on his obviously ridiculous fanboy comment.
haze proves nothing, and that was pretty dumb to even mention it. if your game is crap, releasing it exclusively to 1 platform aint gonna make it better. you're saying that with the same amount of people working, the same budget for a project and the same deadline, there is no difference between developing a title as an exclusive and developing one as a multiplatform? wow. that is just wrong.
"Ps3 exclusive titles are ruining the 360s chances this generation" THERE FIXED, learn to read between the lines of this fanboy crap.
it didn't ruin gaming when it was SNES vs. Genesis... the only thing ruining gaming this time around is microsoft who has singled handledly made a generation of gamers come to accept and even welcome half-assed hardware, last generation technology, paid for timed-exclusivity, nickel and diming for DLC, overpriced accessories, paid online, etc... that's what ruined gaming. exclusives have nothing to do with it.
Well you know how people are. They think Sony is ruining gaming because they wont share their exclusive games with the PC or 360. I for one have stayed with Sony for my gaming since the PS1 because they seem to be the ones who really keep pushing the industry forward.
+ bubbles. post of the day.
^^^ I concur ~ Agree + Bubble!
wow very nice bubble+ , that is really the hidden truth, that nobody is talking about...
couldn't have said it better myself!
There are many non-exclusive games that I would consider far superior to a lot of exclusive games. But everyone needs something to hold onto to make themselves feel better, exclusive games are one of those things.
God of War 3 ruins gaming for xbots.
BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH! !! Laughing my F*cking Ass OFF!! Say what? Son, me and my boys are all most half way through GOW3. And my Xbox still sparkles just as brightly. Thanks for the laugh though, I'll remember that as I'm playing Killzone and Halo, Splinter Cell and Metal Gear Solid.
I've always wondered why maybe Sony wouldn't release Ratchet & Clank on Wii or DS or something. Would probably do pretty decent.
I'd keep those thoughts to yourself mate, that's just asking for trouble. They're always watching. I'd better go, I think they're onto me already.
The reason is Sony is trying to sell their systems over the Wii and DS and thus they aren't going to pay for the developer kits and the publishing rights when they have their own systems to develop & publish on.
That's the whole point of the PSP!
you average maybe 2.x mil sold over the lifetime of the console games, if you port to the wii; how much further would you net minus what you loose off your own console? Also you'll receive less profit for the wii port due to the lower price point. If you even have 100,000 consoles sold due to the game exclusivity, you'll earn more from other game sales + exclusive sales than the money you'd make from the port itself.
Those games aren't exclusive? Hmmm will Sony be making games for Xbox and PC and no one told me?
Although 360 titles don't seem to holding much in terms of exclusivity if that's what you're getting at. Back to God of War 3 coming to every 360 that's sitting next to a PS3.
The only people complaining about Exclusives are 360 fans because all their games are on the 360 and PC thus they are exclusive since they aren't on the ps3. And they will never admit you don't need a 360 to play the games because they would openly admit 360 doesn't have any exclusives.
I own a PS3, but i hate the argument of "you can't play a 360 exclusive" because of that...that's what my Gaming Laptops for!?! and trust me, Mass Effect 2 looks a helluvah lot better on my Laptop then a 360! On that note, exclusives are great for Console sales and so is the RROD! ;) EDIT: Just a note, i do like the PC exclusives that also happen to be on the 360, i just prefer on PC and for obvious reasons.
I think exclusives are a good thing, as a PC gamer i have seen pc exclusives getting multi platform sequels, and then being completely ruined. It is much easier to make a good game, if you can concentrate on one platform, rather than 3 or 4. Just look at all the exclusives (not only ps3), you can really feel that they were designed for that platfrom and only that platform.
I agree with ya!
Exclusivity is the reason I have both the 360 and PS3. Nuff said.
That is ridiculous. Without exclusives there's not even a point to having separate consoles. PC gaming has been destroyed by multiplatform games being dumbed down for consoles. Instead of a game reaching its full potential the design is stifled and compromised from the beginning. There's definitely a reason most of the best games are platform exclusive.
Having only 1 console would kill alot of ego's
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