Game Dev Writes Off Single Player as a Mere 'Gimmick'

In a statement that may cause the weaker-minded to crumble into a pile of insane confusion, Gogogic CEO Jonas Antonsson has declared that solo gaming experiences are nothing but a gimmick and not what games are supposed to be. What? What??

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GreenRanger2179d ago

To me, single player is gaming.
Multiplayer is just an add-on for people who like to shout.

Jinkies2179d ago

I know right, is this guy for real, this is what a so called gamer new to this gen would say.

If your multiplayer obsessed or think like this guy then your not a gamer in my eyes, single player is what makes at the end of the day, they are the building blocks to the final product, multiplayer is the added gimmick.

I really would like to see what these people would of been like back with the NES/N64/Sega Mega Drive and the PS1. Funny how gaming used to be better back then before online.

MattyG2179d ago (Edited 2179d ago )

Wha.. I don't even... this is absurd. If anything, multiplayer is the gimmick. Does he not realize that gaming wouldn't be what it is today without single player?

deep_fried_bum_cake2179d ago

I kinda want to slap some sense into this guy.

Jinkies2179d ago

You can borrow my Salmon Slapper if you want

GribbleGrunger2179d ago (Edited 2179d ago )

Yeah, I've had a similar epiphany. It was whilst I was playing Journey. I'd just finished playing COD online and after killing, being killed, re-spawning, killing again, being killed and re-spawning, I thought: 'you know what, the single player in Journey is a gimmick.'

pandehz2179d ago


The whole concept of whether 'games are art' or not, came from really good Single Player experiences.

Single Player is the heart of gaming

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