With Insomniac Games now a part of Sony's Worldwide Studios, here's why the publisher should purchase Bluepoint Games next.
Bluepoint would be a great purchase for Sony. They did an amazing job with Shadow of the Colossus remake.
And the Nathan Drake collection was awesome.
I disagree, they only release ports and remakes except for a download game. Do they have creative talent, or can they just work with existing assets? What's the point in buying them if less money can be spent hiring them as contractors? They'll run out of remakes eventually.
Because they’d have the backing from SIE and also the ability to use Sony first party tools and work alongside Sony Worldwide Studios. I’m also pretty sure Bluepoint are fully capable of making games outside of remakes.
You don't know that they are. If they had talent wouldn't they have released another original game? Companies are bought because of original ideas and talent. Why do you think contact companies like Bluepoint exist? It's because Sony and Microsoft would rather have their internal teams work on new stuff.
Is that what people want, more remakes? What happened to everybody clamoring for new IPs? What about all the complaints of "more of the same"? Now you want to bring back more of the older games?
There are thousands of older games that can get a remaster or remake. I guarantee you they will never run out of games to remaster or remake. We're getting great new IPs and great sequels to play. Let them do what they're specialized at doing.
Even if Bluepoint doesn't have the talent required to develop a game from the ground up( i disagree) they definitely have the technical chops as demonstrated with Drake's collection and SotC. That said, Sony can easily aqcuire them and put them in charge to do 1) Remaster/makes of their old IPs(of which they have many), 2) Lead Backwards Compatibility between PlayStation systems and library of games, freeing internal Studios to develop new games and provide support to 3rd party 3) Integrate Sony's ICE team and develop/update internal studio engines/assets and provide support. They can easily become World wide studios technical hub. Just watch these vids and you'll begin to understand their potential. https://youtu.be/7DIsU_NA-j... https://youtu.be/BJSgC2NMX9...
No point in trying to convince fools on the internet who have no logical or strategic understanding of the variables that go into these m&a decisions. Lol just let them all dream bro
Sony should get some studios that specialize in areas that their 1st party teams don't do. Fps Rpg Strategy Point and click Platformers (like they used to be the kings of) Or how about a skateboarding type game. Bring back xtreme and coolboarders
I would like to see a strategy RPG studio funded by Sony similar to the Fire Emblem team from Nintendo.
Oh I personally think that they already got them in the sack :D
So that they can remake Syphon Filter and I can shoot and roll through lots of glass while tasing enemies. And Bend can continue doing their stuff after Days Gone. It's a win win. For me anyway. If RE2 can get a great remake, give me my Syphon Filter remake Bluepoint Games. We need some Gabe Logan and Lian Xing. Pronto. Vamonos. Let's get cracking.
They've done plenty for Sony... They've remastered the God War 1 and 2, the remastered the PSP God of Wars, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Gravity Rush, They supplied the engine for PS All Stars Battle Royale and developed the Vita version to ensure parity and cross play with the PS3 version, Remastered Uncharted 1-3. They've done the Ratchet and Clank Collection, the Jak remasters... They've worked almost exclusively with Sony for the better part of a Decade... Sony should definitely acquire them. The work they did on Shadow of the Colossus they should be acquired and staffed up to tackle not just remaking Hallowed PS franchises but creating brand new games, their pipeline fully supports the makings of making current gen games, especially after the incredible work they release with SotC.
Were they the ones responsible for the god of war collection and Jack and daxter collection for the Vita? Because those game were bad ports. So, no, Sony shouldn't buy them.
They didn't port the Vita versions of those. They've worked primarily on the PS3 and PS4. The Vita game they handled was PS All starts battle Royale as they supplied the engine to team that built the game on PS3. And lol. Sony shouldnt buy them buy them because you think they didn't do a good port of PS Vita for two games, but ignore the fact that they've remastered and remade 10+ other games all which have scored pretty good and performed well? What logic.
Well, if they make bad ports, and just focus on remakes, what can they possibly bring to the table? It would be a waste of money. Would you hire someone who has bright innovative ideas, or someone who just takes an existing idea and remakes it? But not only that, had a few blunders?
Corrections: - The Jak and Daxter Collection was remastered by Mass Media Games (Both versions). - The Ratchet and Clank Collection was remastered by Idol Minds (PS3) And Mass Media Games (PS Vita). - The God of War Origins Collection was remastered by Ready at Dawn. Other than that, it's true that they work very closely to Sony and PlayStation. They would be an excellent acquisition.
Sony should buy them and have them revive classic PS1 games, full-on remake like Capcom did with RE2. It would be infinitely awesome if they were working on a Legend of Dragoon remake or Syphon Filter remake.
I like to sony bring back Westwood studios and bring back command and conquer
Sony never owned Westwood studios to begin with and command and conquer games have always been on multiple platforms
Just to be fair just because they never owned a studio doesn't mean they can't buy the studio. And of that studio was a multiplatform developer and Sony buys them then they are free to make that studios games on any platform that they desire. If you said that EA owns the studio and were shut down then your logic could work.
Owned by EA
If I remember correctly they closed shop in 2003
Command and Conquer got a ton of games last Gen, PS3 only got one because those games sell bad on PS.
It would be such a huge acquisition. Like many have said, they are an extremely talented studio. With the freedom that Sony gives its studios I'm sure they continue to create incredible experiences, that aren't just limited to remakes and remasters.
I really hope they purchased them.
Sony shouldn’t buy a studio that only do remakes that would be a dumb investment because Sony only got so many past games that could get remade. Sony should just keep working with them on a second party terms. I think Sony should buy remedy or housemarque or kojima productions instead theses studios will be better fits for Sony world wide studios.
Sony should buy all of those and BluePoint. They are growing into a fantastic studio.
[email protected] I guess.
It's 2019 and there's a certain older generation that only seem to pine for experiences they've already had lol We are in the age of sequels/reboots/remakes because they won't stop buying. Blame those idiots.
You do realise most sequels are essentially the same game re-skinned - right? If a game was good 15+ yrs ago, and can be updated graphically and a few gameplay tweaks here and there - why not? The game finds new fans in the younger generation, gives the devs and publisher that there's actually an audience - BOOM - a sequel gets the go ahead.
Sony doesn’t often buy devs that frequently. The last notable developer they bought before Insomniac was Sucker Punch back in 2011.
Sony should buy Nippon Ichi Software and soon. The company is hemorrhaging money and is practically on life support.
Why would they buy them in that case?
For their ips. Unless they just purchase their assets, which are probably worth more than the company at this point.
Nobody should by anybody. Exclusives are terrible -- --Oh well. It doesn't matter. I'm from The UK and 90% of us in this country won't be able to afford to buy any consoles after October.
What happens in October? You mean Brexit? Damn the BBC and your establishment, really brainwashed the living hell out of some Brits,.. Nothing will happen,.. But it is a big hit for EU bureaucracy and elites,.. I am actually really sad UK is leaving, because Farage was usually voice of reason in totally debouched EU idiots.
No deal Brexit - it's a different thing. Oh, and The BBC are our Fox and Friends; they're as pro-no-deal as Johnson and the billionaires orchestrating this anti-working-class coup. You speak of the establishment, but the cheerleaders for Brexit are most of the news media elite and millionaires like Boris Johnson and Nigel Garage. You really REALLY don't understand the subject, do you?.
Seems Brits didn't understand either - and you lot voted for it. You reap what you sow. I'm from Australia - and am absolutely loving the shitstorm known as Brexit. Amazing how a country that was once an Empire devolved to such a state. Voting for something you don't understand - now that's smart thinking.
Well, yeah. Stats say the majority of voters were old and slap bang in the middle class. I swear aging does something to the brain; imagine thousands of mid-life crises syncing together to produce the most disappointing generation on Earth. Stupid old idiots.
Buying Bluepoint is a no-brainer. Have them go to all your older IPs.
Bluepoint does great with other people games, I wonder how they can do conceptualizing their own game.
They should. They really should...
Totally agree Bluepoint are seriously talented. The remastered God of War games on PS3 are amazing. And SOTC was just superb. With Sony backing, they would be another fantastic development team under the Sony umbrella.
A remaster of Motorstorm!!
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