Sony Santa Monica may be hard at work on a new God of War game, but with another director at the helm, what does that mean for GOWIII head Stig Asmussen? - PSLS
It would be great if SCEA Santa Monica was working on GOW Vita.
With some kinda connection to Ascension, although it doesn't suit the franchise to have multiplayer, so I don't know what.
Exactly. The problem is that most developers think that multiplayer is the way to go. For example, Dead Space 2 really didn't need a multiplayer segment. It's like installing an engine to a shopping trolley - could work, but not necessary really.
The problem is..... Most people forget about CO-OP splitscreen & and/or ONLINE CO-OP GOD OF WAR games could easily do very well with CO -OP mulitiplayer modes. Same with Dead Space, btw.
2 or more Kratoseses on the same screen... I don't know. Kinda silly.
Kratos and his brother would work
Mannnn....an engine on a shopping trolley sounds AWESOME!!!! Sign me up!
They could something like MLB/Warrior's Lair does or they could go the the Resistance: Retribution and Resistance 2 route where R2 "infected" Retribution and added game functionality.
No, a new franchise would be "great".
It would be better if SANTA MONICA WORK ON HEAVENLY SWORD.
Exactly. Can they give the spartan some deserved rest and try something new with Narico? I'm not telling to stop making GoW - I'm a big fan of franchise, but c'mon - there's an unfairly forgotten red haired beast. Maybe Heavenly Sword for Vita? Please?
My guess is Stig is at work on the next true sequel to GoW3, which IMHO is gonna be GoW4 on the PS4.
Yep. Seems most likely. Have it ready for early 2014. Or, it is the next big game for the ps4, but i doubt it's something for the ps3...maybe. I'm guessing that most big reveals that will be the last launch of titles before next gen will be shown this year at E3 so we will see. Next years E3 may will b all ps4. U don't really wanna release a huge game for ps3 next to ps4 launch unless u r trying to hedge ur bets. It would be risky. I am very interested to see how next gen works because unlike other gens, this gen can still do alot. It won't be abandoned, i don't think. Will games be relased on both? Will it mostly be downloads titles or digital retail at slashed prices? It will be interesting.
you never know.... sony might impose them to make a cross play game.
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Stig did a fantastic job. Can't wait to see what he's working on.
I trully agree with you, i really loved 3 and in all his intervieuws he stayed pretty humble and critical about himself and the game that's how real profesionals work
i concur. he did an amazing job and i saw all the "makings of" and "behind the scene" stuff. it seems like a cool place to work there. the only thing i didnt enjoy much in gow3 was the story but as far as gameplay and graphics were concerned i was in contant awe!
graphically and artistically yeah.. but in other aspects the GOWII director made a better game IMO
Corey crafted a better story in GOW 2 and Ghost of Sparta.
No way. The weapon balancing, overall combat fluidity, boss battles, and story were all better.
he and his crew gave to us the best graphics of this generation with GOW 3 . And tha was 2 years ago!!
After his fantastic direction in God of War III, I can't wait to see what he's developing next. Hopefully we'll get an announcement at E3 2012.
I want to see a new IP
His doing cool stuff and it's not related to GOW:A, what could it be? Seem like a new IP is coming :D
"So that begs the question, what is he doing? Could Sony Santa Monica be doing what Naughty Dog are doing and splitting up to work on two high profile games at the same time?" Around the time when God of War 3 first came out (or shortly just before), in an interview Jon Hight confirmed that they had 2 new projects in the works. So YES, they've been working on 2 games for quite a while now. http://multiplayerblog.mtv....
It was probably this and Datura, the move game...
SSM said they were working on a AAA new ip earlier last year. (that's why many people originally thought the last of us was going to be developed by ssm, before it was confirmed as naughty dog). Datura is a way smaller scale game, and only a handful of ssm employees are helping out. Hell, ssm helps out with nearly every sony game (like at starhawk, heavenly sword, etc.)
Santa monica is only helping Datura .. just like santa monica only helped journey.. And just like santa monica helped with starhawk, escape plan, sound shapes and plenty of other stuff .. Datura is from "Plastic" in this case with some help from them..
LOL oops! My bad guys, but yea they are a very talented studio
I hope they are. I think their staff is bigger than Naughty Dog too. Hell Santa Monica helped out with most of Sony exclusives this gen.
GOW 1 2 3 all had diffrent directors.
And those directors all went on to make their own games
I think all GoW games had different directors including the PSP ones and the mobile version. Thats awesome, how many games can have 7 sequels/prequels directed by different people and still turn out great.
new AAA title as stated numerous times in the tester show. They even played it in the show. old news.
I've lost count of how many upcoming PlayStation® Exclusives I need to buy. Expect nothing but high quality games from Sony Santa Monica.
well said and damn your user name makes me even more impatient. cant wait for team ico's entry to ps3
GoW Vita, i hope
I wonder if he's referring to that game, only 3 contestants on The Tester (Season 3) got to try.
Part 2 was the best in the series. Part 1 set the pace, part 3 felt a little re-hashed but still I enjoyed it.
Santa Monica has 2 main teams now. . Papy Team is doing GoW:A for PS3 . Stig Team is doing a new IP for PS4, or GoW IV for PS4. . Guerilla, Naughty Dog, & Santa Monica all have 2 main teams now. Naughty Dog 01 The Last of Us Team (PS3) 02 Uncharted Team (PS4) Santa Monica 01 Stig Team New IP (PS4) (or GoW IV) 02 Papy Team GoW:A (PS3) Guerilla 01 New IP Team (PS3/PS4) 02 Killzone 4 Team (PS3/PS4)
GoW2 was the best. The different places, time travel and how every one on kratos's path had a reason to go see "the sisters"
Well too bad if it's a Vita title regarding GOW. I've sold my Vita yesterday after the announcement of GOW: Ascension for Playstation 3. My Vita has been collecting dust after its first week in which I beat Uncharted Golden Abbys. And then some information is leaked on a new GOW game. Poor Vita owners think "Hey it's the huge AAA title we've been waiting for!" and nope, it's revealed that the game will be available exclusively on PS3. What a huge disappointment. I felt disrespected as a Vita owner and immediately put my Vita on sale. My Vita is already shipped to its new owner so that's one customer down for you, Sony. If you're actually working on a Vita title as well, make sure you don't leak information before big shows as it can be pretty frustrating sometimes. And no, I'm not trolling.
Technically it's not a customer down, just a change of owner. So it's not really going to bother Sony...
I'm not trying to 'bother' Sony nor I do care. I'm just a dissatisfied customer, and I'm not on a holy revenge mission. Vita is a powerful device but buying it on launch was a mistake, should have waited for the library to grow powerful. And yes it's a customer down for Sony. Technically they get no money for the device from the secondhand owner. Agree or not, I gave you my reason. Announcing a GOW title for PS3 which already has great exlusives like The Last of Us and The Last Guardian while the Vita owners desperately wait for a new title to show up was not fair, ethical, or excusible. It only shows that they have absolutely no respect for Vita owners. Let's hope they make up for it at E3.
wait? so you sold your Vita because you were too impatient to wait for the great games that are coming 'this' year, in favour of a PS3 game that is going to release 'next' year... that makes sense it takes time to make games for handhelds and it takes longer to make games for a handheld that is actually a console in your pocket. and why do people always blame Sony? do you complain about Panasonic because there are no TV programs you like? i've played ONE game on my Vita and it's been sat there for three weeks now, but i accepted the fact that it didn't cater to my personal tastes when i bought it and wait patiently for LBPVita, the title i did buy it for. and it seems an odd time to be getting rid of the Vita anyway, with Gravity Rush and Disgaea upon us soon
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