GameZone takes a look at a couple of EA franchises that could benefit from a Criterion overhaul, after successfully pulling off Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit.
Very nice article
Agreed! Great article. But screw all those titles! I want Black 2 on next gen hardware with MP support! WOAH.. EA has been foolish not to reboot that game. EDIT: @ pedrami91- You're right, this is very much an opinion piece... So I will correct myself.. Great OPINION article-piece LOL
I thought the spiritual sequel to black was bodycount? I could be mistaken though
It would be on my list.
NOPE. Also, why is this an Article ? this "Article" is oozing with opinion.
cuz the word essay isn't cool enough
I'm not sure about that, if a dev is good at racing it should make racing games if a dev is good at fps it should make fps games
was good at both. If you played Black back in the day, it was one of the most action filled Fps out on the consoles.
The "Grand Theft Dead Space" idea reminds me of Carmageddon.
if Criterion could get their meat paws on Carmageddon.. I wonder if Square Enix could court them away from EA...
I'd only agree if they could finally make a proper game. As in Burnout is nice, without it what are they good for Black? on Xbox and 360? please. Cohesive story or do not try.
Burnout is what made them famous and imo it's the only game they need to make. Black was there first attempt at making an FPS game and it was awesome, but they obviously choose and like to make racing games more than FPS games. That's like you saying what are PD good for since most of the time they're only making GT titles. Your argument is flawed so just move along.
I don't think they've made a bad game.
I've been saying this ever since Burnout and Black. It's not necessarily the fact that they make good games (that'd be an opinion) but they've done something different with each game's genre instead of following what the genre usually does. Burnout took racing out of the simulation slump it was falling in since the original Gran Turismo. Black went for the more over-the-top appeal rather than the realism-based one WW2 shooters were in that time. HotPursuit - well, look how that turned out. =)
So maybe EA should hand all development over to Criterion?
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