Those "What Ifs" that are often on people's minds? What if YOU were in charge of Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony?
Literally all 3 companies would tank and go bankrupt if ANYONE from the internet took over. Business sense would go completely out the door and all games would be free or $1. Extremely niche and low revenue franchises would also keep getting sequels, because "nostalgia".
Lmao absolutely. I think all 3 are killing it. I wouldn’t change much. I wanted MS to build a first party, they did. I wanted Sony to utilize their first party, they did. I’m indifferent on Nintendo but apparently people are liking what they do.
if i was Sony i would buy Crash Bandicoot and give it to Asobi Team ....and that would be the end of story for any platformer on any console Also i would "color swap" Days Gone to make it a game with dinosaur-men or mutants or aliens but with same exact horde and open world mechanics......as for LoUS i would reboot the part 2 keeping Joel alive (relieving Druckman from direction) if was MS i would fire anyone that is working on Halo and cannt make a game to even touch the original Halo CE (on Xbox),,,and i would build a whole new team from people who really know from game art and designing (the move that bought Id was smart as they saw DOOM w betteras FPS than HALo 4-5)
If I was in charge of Nintendo I’d stop making boring family-friendly Zelda and Mario games and focus on hentai visual novels. If I was in charge of Sony I would move exclusively into making pinball games based on Sony IP starting with an Uncharted pinball machine, based not on the video games but the upcoming Tom Holland movie. If I was Microsoft I would maintain the same level of investment in first party games that has been invested over the past decade and I would greenlight a new Gears of War, Halo spin-off and Forza game.
lol you had me with the uncharted pinball machine until you said based on the movie. An Uncharted pinball machine could be dope if Konami made it.
Sony, I'd buy Bluepoint, expand them a little, split them into two teams, one is the core team that would work on the remakes and the other team would work on new IPs. I'd probably have it so we'd decide early what franchise we;d want to revive, lets take Legend of Dragoon for example, get Bluepoint to do a full on faithful remake, so we could prepare people for the sequel we'd have another studio developing. This would be the go to process for reviving old franchises going forward, to test the waters and see if it's worth continuing them. Franchises would consist of Legend of Dragoon, Syphon Filter, Croc, Ape Escape etc. Also Sony needs a good survival horror franchise and a RPG one like Elder Scrolls / Witcher so I'd want to work on that. I'd go on for the others but I don't want walls of text, would have to say it would be nice for Nintendo to update their online store and add an achievement / trophy system in the form of Nintendo Stars / Stamps.
This actually ain't bad. Yeah, I'd get Bluepoint if I was Sony too.
Seconding that Bluepoint suggestion. I REALLY want them to use the company to bring the old franchises and rerelease stuff they did already like MGS HD and an improved Silent Hill HD.
why does sony need a survival horror game?
Why not? It's nice to have variety
Just for the fun of it: Xbox: You see those quality made games from Sony? Do the same for your first party games and heavily support 3rd party. Fund for exclusive DLC. Sony: Keep up the good work, but continue to support 3rd party on exclusive DLC. Nintendo: Continue on quality games and on handhelds. All three: release 1st party games to other platforms 2 years later with improvements.
Microsoft already supports 3rd party games, why waste money on funding for exclusive DLCs when you can release 3rd party games on Xbox Game Pass, on day one via Funding
3rd party dlc exclusive is dumb imo, people buying the same game yet one party gets shafted. Hate it And they’re usually not even that big of a thing
All 3 sound like BS under you thank God you're not in charge. Dude wanna keep 3rd party content away from other smh.
I'd have their respective heads of each company remake the N64 Super Smash Brothers commercial, before then letting them continue to run their own companies as before. https://youtube.com/watch?v...
I'd cash out my CEO benefit package and retire. I'd hate to change how things normally work.
This is exactly what I would do since I know nothing of running any of these companies. Take my package and go sit on the beach. They would likely save more money by giving me a benefits package rather than letting me run the company. LOL
They could all learn something from each other, I would merge into one platform😂
A monopoly? Horrible idea right there…
i would make the ultimate brawler game with every single exclusive game character featured.
Sony get a great 1st party fps franchise, MS most of what I wanted is otw (more rpgs, perfect remake) Nin 3rd party support Have a cross-platform rpg mmo with vr support called Ready player one lol
If I were in charge of Nintendo I'd hire new staff to revamp their online infrastructure. No more quirky, cumbersome phone app or friend code bs. I'd loosen up on the copyright claiming on everything, stop blocking harmless fan games, etc. If I were in charge of Xbox I'd invest heavily on in-house engines and technology to make studio-to-studio collaboration easier. And obviously push for a steady stream of quality games, both classic and new IP. If I were in charge of PlayStation, it would mostly stay the same. I wouldn't touch the dev teams. Don't fix what ain't broke. I'd work on better messaging though, and loosen up a bit on the more corporate-y image they've developed recently.
If I were in charge of Sony, nintendo or Microsoft I'd be on a hell of a lot more money than I am right now
Nintendo - I would invest heavily in 1st party expansion. The gaps in between their major 1st party releases are far too wide and often, even before COVID. I would also completely overhaul their online infrastructure. I would eliminate the ridiculous friend code concept and simply let gamer's send and receive friend requests the way MS and Sony does it. I would also partner with Discord to get voice chat on the hardware without the use of a phone app.
I would merge with Nintendo and give them complete control over my Xbox or PS division... They could make Master chief shake hands with the covenant and the flood at the end of the game. I would make Kratos go to all the people he has hurt and make amends by apologizing to them and giving them hugs. GOW: group therapy : Hug-it-out edition.
I'd probably utilize all of their funds for things I'd want. I'd work with third party developers/first party developers for remakes of Xenogears, FF6,8 and 9, MGS1 remake and probably a few other classics. I'd bring SE in the fray to work with Nintendo on a spiritual next gen version of Super Mario RPG, even if just a remake there too lol. I'd have Metroid games get the funding, development and advertising they deserve. I'd try to bring back the old Rare. I'd try to convince Hironobu Sakaguchi to work with Square again, even if just a contractor like say Yoko Taro; hell I wonder what they could make together. I'd be in works to either purchase Konami or convince them to hand over development of their IPs to Bluepoint or other studios. I'm fantasizing too much right now; snap back to reality.
I'd make Microsoft fully third party and focus entirely on making Windows even better for gaming. Let's be honest MS would fine way more success as a third party publisher. As for Ninty I'd fire all the old suits who refuse to listen to its consumers and decide that ports should be full price. As for Sony I'd bring back some of the old games and to stop bringing out products that later they won't support.
Cross Gen games would be BANNED and anybody attempting to make a cross gen game would be executed.....I mean um fired!
No thanks. Before I retired I was in charge of over 3K personnel directly and and additional 5k across the globe. It was stressful beyond belief. That says a lot for me. I was SOF vet for 18 years and was assigned to a leadership desk job for acclimation to a more normal life. Most people would have those gaming companies bankrupt or they would be removed swiftly. I think all of the "Big 3" have good game plans. No pun intended. Sure they have misteps... i.e. trying to double the price of XBL, closing the parts of PS store, etc. Gamers just need to slap them around to correct the behavior/actions and stop defending bad practices.
Mario bandicoot the master chief collection. Spring 2022
I'd also sack Phil Spencer
Sony : BC , no second guessing MS : new solid IPs that does take itself seriously unlike sunset , new halo every 3 yrs like when it used to be , no fads or new ideas that don't live longer and healthier, I'm tiered of fads like there's no escape from it. Nintendo : Stop being themselves, the market is way bigger than what they think and they need to acknowledge that, I'm not saying pokemon go isn't a proven example but the overall old mindset still exist in Nintendo .
Sony: Keep doing what you are doing! Nintendo: Stop porting old games! And start developing new games based on the many awesome IPs you own. Microsoft: Game Pass was a genius stroke! But if you want to keep the momentum, then you need to develop more story-driven and fun to play games that are diverse. Halo and Gears of War are two big IPs that deal with fighting aliens. Xbox needs more games that captures the regular gamer. Several acquaintances who are not regular gamers have enjoyed games like Detroit: Become Human, but would never even touch Gears of War. Playstation offers games that are enjoyed by everyone, Xbox has games that are enjoyed by certain game enthusiasts. (Talking exclusives only and not cross-gen). I am a gamer of all three platforms plus PC.
Microsoft: Make more exclusive games. Sony: More or less the same, but port as many of the older PS1/PS2 games to modern consoles via emulation as possible (they have a great library of old games you can't find or play anymore). Be less Americanized and loosen up on the restrictions on games when it comes to gore/sexual content (especially the Japanese games). Nintendo: Revamp online and friend lists, bring back Virutal Console and port as many old Nintendo games as I could. Be a little less stingy on the prices of older titles.
If i was sony/nintendo I would join forces with sony/nintendo
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