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Ubisoft Montreal boss says new consoles are ideal time for new IP

A new console cycle is the ideal time to create new IP, according to Ubisoft Montreal boss Yannis Mallet.

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Majin-vegeta2004d ago

*Looks at ND and TL0U?*You're full of crap.

Gimmemorebubblez2004d ago

"ideal" not the only time for new ips.

Minato-Namikaze2003d ago

ni no kuni, beyond, puppeteer this year. Any time is an ideal time for new IP's. All of thise "new consoles" are the ideal time is a bunch of BS to me.

Qrphe2003d ago (Edited 2003d ago )

Agreed and (@Minato) Ni no Kuni isn't a new IP

RyuCloudStrife2003d ago

Yes I want more open world rpgs with intensely deep stories and awesome physics opening ways to new type of gameplays and long 60+ hour campaings.

Lay off FPS's and Assassins Creed.

sengoku2003d ago

well of course there might be new possibility, but it's no excuse for not having creativity.

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elhebbo162003d ago

...to make endless sequels off.

dangert122003d ago (Edited 2003d ago )

The new consoles are ONLY ideal to FORCE something else down the throats of the gamers who religiously play the same games...when that game is not there they HAVE TO try something else.

For gamers like us who will research into games this is utter nonsense.

Jek_Porkins2003d ago

Agreed, when new consoles launch is the time I look to get into new series, not that I wont buy them later on, but you want to see something completely new to show off new hardware.

DigitalRaptor2002d ago (Edited 2002d ago )

Any time is ideal for new IPs, but a console launch is a great time as people are always looking for something fresh around that time.

That's why i don't get the people wondering why Sony are releasing DRIVECLUB on PS4, and GT6 on PS3. A new IP like DRIVECLUB would do better on PS4 than it would on PS3, and a new platform to establish itself is ideal. As for GT6 Polyphony have always released 2 GT games per console.

Sony have proven that big new IPs are not just for the first half of a generation.