Last year, the internet was on fire with the news that publisher EA and mystery developer Black Troll Studios were working on an exclusive shooter for the PS3. Now, it looks like the game has become multiplatform. - PSLS
Black Trolls Studios was making a PS3 exclusive FPS? Never heard that
Same here. Would be nice to see what the heck it looks like though. Exclusive or not. Moving on.
There was a black trolling studio?
"Last year, the internet was on fire with the news that publisher EA and mystery developer Black Troll Studios were working on an exclusive shooter for the PS3." I've been alive since last year. Did I miss the internet being on fire? I knew nothing of this game.
Plus it's an exclusive FPS. Other than being from EA, there are already a lot of exclusive FPS titles for PS3. I'd rather see some other genre game be exclusive, but since its FPS it might be better for it to be multi-platform.
internet was on fire lol! the only thing on fire on the internet last year was the PSN outage and nothing else came close!
@ NATHANEXPLOSION did u not know BLACK TROLLING STUDIO is BLACKBOX STUDIO sister lol
WTH are you guys thinking? EA never makes exclusive games. expect The Old Republic to come to WiiU/PS4/XB3 at some point. Oh wait that one is already rumored WiiU MMO by Lucasarts for E3. Oh wow. As far as this game goes though it could be any FPS EA has made in its past. Well its not Battlefield, its not Medal of Honor. So is it BLACK 2? Naming the studio Black Trolling studio would be a funny joke/shot at Stuart Black the originator behind BLACK. Although it could be ARMY of Two/Four. E3 will be the only place to find the answer.
Yes, it's called the GNAA
Black Troll Studio? never heard of this and I'm sure EA is not one of those Pubs that will deprive themeselves to get more money from all platforms they could :P
First I heard of this too this game I mean. As for exclusive this is EA since when do they do exclusives anymore?
An exclusive FPS from EA? Not in a million years.
yeah me neither...:0
Well whatever. It's hard to lament the loss of an exclusive I didn't know existed and knew nothing about. Then again, lamenting an exclusive is pointless unless the development of said game is negatively impacted by the porting process. And hell, I've never even heard of Black Troll Studios before now.
Depends on when we see it tbh. If it goes on to be the next COD4 then it would be a major loss for sony and would have really put microsoft at a disadvantage in the shooter market. But if it turned out to be a boring generic FPS then no one will really care...
@ Pekolie You're right it would be a major loss for Sony, but not for me. I already own my console and I'm more than satisfied with the output I've seen from Sony in terms of exclusives and the content of multiplat releases. Who ultimately 'wins' the console wars doesn't affect your or me in the slightest as long as good games continue to be made available. And even if I were a fanboy, who cared about which faceless, greedy corporation wanted my money, it'd still be pointless because everything will reset in a couple of years when we get new consoles.
another exclusive FPS is no loss for anyone. it will not be a must buy, it is an FPS. it will be generic as they come and nothing new
who is black trolling studio ?? are they "trolling" us ???
lol I think we can all guess what their logo probably looks like........
here is the logo happy to help
if a game was exclusive but turns multiplat yet no one knew about it in the first place, was it ever an exclusive? lol
That's exactly what I was thinking.
Pretty much what Abash said. Looks like someone took some artistic licensing in presenting this bit of news.
I never heard of the game or the studio.and if its from EA it wouldn't be exclusive for long
Maybe this will refresh your memory :D. http://n4g.com/news/812623/...
haha, Black Trolls Studios were nice nough to let some members of sony (including me) see it in development.
Looks like they wanted to MAKE money by going multi plat, instead of LOSING money by keeping only on PS3. Games sell much better on the 360 when they're multi plat majority of the time. Ya, I expect the SDF on this site to give me the disagrees left and right... but it's true this generation. Sorry, it's been going on for almost 7 years, and that's just the way it is this gen.
did EA ever make a PS3 or 360 exclusive ?
Third-party exclusives are like the Dodo bird. Stupid.
Keep your anti-dodo bird slurs to yourself.... There is no place for that on N4G.
lol that was too funny dude
Lol!! That actually made me laugh.
here here good sir!!
I would just like to learn more about the game and the studio working on it.
Not surprised... not a lot of money in exclusive titles anymore.
Halo, Gran Turismo, Uncharted, and Gears of War disagree.
Exclusives are hard to come by these days.
Depends on what platform you play on.
Last time I checked, both Sony and MS released a lot of exclusives last year oh but let me guess...kinect games don't count right?
If you're 7 or under Kinect games completely count.
***"kinect games don't count right?"*** Depends on the kinect game. Imagine Wii fans bragging about how they have "Wii fit" and "Wii Fit: Plus" as exclusive games...
@ Forza Kinect games don't count quite the same as fully boxed 60 dollar AAA releases. Technically speaking both Kinect Star Wars and Uncharted 3 are exclusives. But the difference in the effort each game necessitated for their creation is vast. You have to compare like to like. Gears to Uncharted Crappy Kinect game to crappy Move game.
For the record, Forza I didn't say MS or Sony. I said platform. There are lots of platforms.
"Exclusives are hard to come by these days. " not by what i am seeing. sony is announcing an exclusive game every other week.
Every other week you say - please name all the exclusives that have been announced this year?
New god of war New game today @ gt(hope its sony smash). And there was an article yesterday about a game called Hard Cash or something. Did you miss the memo?
@d3stinysm4sher *Exclusives are hard to come by these days* i wonder what sony have been doing since 2008 then
Think he means third party exclusives, because we've got a ton of first party PS3 exclusives. Btw, EA aren't known for exclusives so I'm not surprised they took the multiplatform route. After all, they are a multiplatform publisher.
Not surprising. More money to be made going multi-platform. There are still plenty of PS3 exclusives coming out and not another shooter in an ocean of shooters.
Agree with everyone. Exclusives will eventually fall by the wayside.
Not as long as Sony owns 20+ studios
They don't anymore. Truth.
do you know what you get when a console manufacturer owns tons of your favorite studios? disappointed when they close them down, that is what you get. of course speaking from EA's history of buying and closing but you get the drift. i'm a bit bitter towards the whole big company owning little company mechanic in general. good for short term but long term is a worry.
Sony is not Microsoft. They know how to manage their studios. The few that closed could not adapt to the times.
Sure, if you only own Microsoft products.
MS had just as many exclusives as Sony did last year (kinect games do count believe it or not) and with MS's year head start, still have more exclusive titles on the 360 then on the PS3. Last time I checked MS have more studio's than Sony.
"Last time I checked MS have more studio's than Sony." When was the last time you checked into a mental hospital?
@forza is king Care to name a few??? Well enough to prove you point atleast...
@forza um im pretty freakin sure that kinect games do not count as exclusives, exactly how much effort was put into that game versus AAA titles like uncharted, kz3, infamous 2, lbp 2 journey, and so on?
@MariaHelFutura: "When was the last time you checked into a mental hospital?" if he checked into a mental hospital for being right then theres something wrong - and he is right. do your research. microsoft opened up a fair few new studios over the last few years. here are the first party studios owned by microsoft and sony. Microsoft: 343 Industries Good Science Studio Microsoft Studios - Core Games Publishing Team Microsoft Studios - Family Microsoft Studios - Flight Microsoft Studios - Kids and Lifestyle Entertainment Microsoft Studios - LEAP Microsoft Studios - Mobile Gaming Platform Next Studios Turn 10 Studios Twisted Pixel Games Xbox Live Productions Lionhead Studios Microsoft Studios Soho Rare Ltd BigPark Microsoft Studios Vancouver Microsoft Studios Victoria Total = 18 internal development studios (taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... ) Sony: SCE Japan Studio Polyphony Digital Naughty Dog SCE Santa Monica Studio SCE San Diego Studio SCE Bend Studio SCE Foster City Studio*** Sucker Punch Productions SCE London Studio SCE Cambridge Studio SCE Studio Liverpool Evolution Studios Guerrilla Games Media Molecule Total = 13 internal development studios ***: not counting as they dont actually develop games, they just kinda supervise 2nd/3rd party exclusives. (taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... and http://au.ps3.ign.com/artic... )
Facts or not, you will not win here. ;]
@ihateyoufanboys it's funny...because you actually count a studio that makes mobile games as an xbox 1st party studio. If you were to honestly put studios, that don't just make windows games for Microsoft, we would be only talking at about 8 studios. And 3 of those studios make kinect only games, except for Rare, but they are pretty much only doing kinect. So really, it doesn't matter if MS has more studios or not, they don't do anything. Oh ya, and your counting skills are off on Sony as well. It should be a total of 14 studios now. Even though they did just get rid of a few studios.
@grzajabarkus actually the "Mobile Gaming" studio is about XBLA game,not mobile game they developed ilomilo no comment for your other point btw
Microsoft owns more studios than Sony. That's a FACT lol On topic: doubt this would be any good anyway so no big deal. was probably multi from the start if EA is publishing..
Microsoft owns 18 studios, according to Wikipedia, many of which have never released a game (7 studios), one of which is mobile only and one of which is a third party liason studio... Sony have 14, one of which oversees development with all first party studios and the rest of them involved in PlayStation game development and all of which have released something.
Of course most of them are new. but my point still stands. people here still think ms has only four studios and obviously that's not the case anymore.
I wasn't disagreeing, I was actually just giving the figures. Can't say I'm too enthusiastic about games from Microsoft Family and Microsoft Kids and Lifestyle Entertainment though.
People disagree with Disccordia and agree with PirateThom when both pretty much say the same thing but one supports Sony more... N4G at its brightest moment...
Ya, what Thom said, you can't really count all the studios that haven't done anything, or that does make kinect only games, or one that makes flight simulators for windows. By my count, they only have about 6 real studios with games and franchises. I don't know if we can even bother counting Rare anymore, but I'll let you have that.