id Software’s John Carmack says he’s more excited about the games industry than he’s ever been, suggesting that the ‘good old days’ people look back to are happening as we speak.
The good ole days will be last gen to most because it had so many ground breaking games never before seen and it was the most popular generation because it brought in so many new gamers and started online gaming. Last gen is like 60's rock, this gen is like 70's, not too shabby.
Soon it's gonna be all first person shooters with dlc and membership programs galore and lots of free to play casual junk. Enjoy it now!
Nah, I reckon good ol' days were pretty much PS2, if not PS1 era gaming. New, fresh, exciting, colourful titles which werent plagued by patches or DLC or tacked on multi-player or online passes or subscription based bullshit. Developers strived to make the best possible game with as much content loaded in because once that disc shipped, there was no more you could do to it. No fixes, no additions, no characters nothing. One shot was all they had, so they had to get it perfect the first time or risk losing money because of it.
nope the good old days was the SNES era , never before has there been so much quality relased within a particular timeframe
can disagree all you want its common knowledge that the SNES era is considered the golden age of gaming
Nope, the good ol' days were playing Space War on an oscilloscope!
Eh it's gonna be ok but nothing is gonna beat the previous generations.
Yea sometimes I miss the older days of gaming. I found my old box of PC games with all the Might and Magic games,Elder Scrolls 2 Daggerfall and other PC games. I have been playing them over the past week and have been having great fun with them. Miss those days
My 'Good old days' were 90's PC games. This gen is not great, all the games play the same.
I don't agree. Half finished games, game breaking bugs on release, pre release DLC, on disc content locked, rehashed repackaged games with very little innovation beyond the upgrade in graphics, Japanese devs attempting westernisation of well established franchises that fail because they stray to far from their original appeal, gimmicky controller/interface methods, a pick up and play attitude removing skill and depth in favor of accessibility for all. Still a lot of great games out there but "The'good old days' are right now"? far from it imo.
He's probably talking about it in an economic sense more than anything else. The golden age began with the 1st and ended with the 4th generation. The silver age began with the 5th and ended with the 6th generation. This is a new age of gaming, 7th gen onwards.
That's possible, maybe I misunderstood ^^;
It's relative. The 'Good old days' will always be whenever you were a teen. Most people reject change and that's probably why it feels like that.
he's just in it for the $$$ dont listen to him, the best time of videogames history was the SNES-GENESIS-PC 16 bit era . games were deep and fun and didnt require a hour of totally boring bullshit tutorial . while the graphics weren't so bad... the 32-64 bit era had far less creativity and things always totaly jerked around bcz of the low texture and polygon abilities
These are the worst days !!! Carmack shipping Rage PC version that has no special graphics settings , has to be the worst days !!!! at least as regards ID soft.
i was going to say "that's why your game suked real time" but you said it in a better way
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