God of War franchise developer Sony Santa Monica have said that they do not want a lot of spin-offs to the series.
Good, neither do we!
- One more instalment - The franchise goes away for 8-10 years - Sony Santa Monica create a new IP in-between - Come back with an epic, epic, epic new God of War title on the PS4 My idea of perfection :)
i dont want GOW to be like halo.
Good to hear. Complete the tale and start somthing new.
Very subtle way to knock other franchises. (Halo, FF) I have loved everything done by santa monica so far. They have earned the right to smack talk imo(If you consider it smack talk...). I would love to see a new IP from them. =D MIDNIGHT!!!!!
@1.2 The Halo series has one spin-off game. Troll fail.
Halo CE Halo 2 Halo 3 Halo 3: ODST Halo Reach Halo Legends Halo Wars Halo Risk Board Game mmm... How about a Halo milk? yummy!
Nothing wrong with spin-offs, if that is what the fans want. It is a crime not to give the fans what they want just for the sake of it! To real fans, it is not milking if it is a good product!!!
I like halo juice better lol
Should I bring up the 15 titles in the Gran Turismo series? We can go ahead and call that milking too. How about the 12 games in the Ratchet and Clank series?
@MmaFanQc You mean have 5 great games in the franchise? When you think about it, God of War, a Franchise I love to death has, God of War 1, 2, Chains of Olympus, a re-release in HD of 1-2 and now God of War 3, that`s 5 seperate releases in the last 5 years. Halo has 5 individual games in the last 8 years. You good at math? I think we should hope it does not become a Metal Gear, or a Tony Hawk, or a Guitar Hero, or an Army Men. Those are all better examples of franchises getting milked.
Actually yes. Please name all 15 Gran Turismo games. Watching you pwn yourself this early in the morning is a good way to start the day.
@Murderdolls AWwweee did these mean people hurt your feelings boooo hooo.why are you so sensitive.im really getting sick of all the crying on n4g.
well Dacapn, I named 5 god of war releases in the last 5 years vs 5 Halo releases in the last 8 years, I think that is more interesting. But I do understand why it would be easier for you guys to ingore such a fact. Murderdolls was clearly exagerating, only a ***** would fall for that clear as day trolling attempt. The reality is, as long as the Milk is good, milk it all you want!, And in the case of God of War and Halo, the milk is just as yummy as it was when both those franchises started.
Do some research. It takes 2 minutes to find all the GT series. Here I will give you a start. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... Halo has 1/4 of the games GT has out there.
Yeah, Halo is ultimate milking, but FF is a new story every game. The only exceptions to this is the milking of FFVII, and FFX-2. But the latter wasn't too good anyway.
I don`t need to do researche The Maxx, I know there is not 15 GT games or 12 Ratchet games. That`s why I said murderdoll was exagerating simply to put fuel to the fanboy fire.
12 Ratchet games sounds right. http://www.gamefaqs.com/sea... Good guess...
gah, the ratchet and Clank Mobile games! I counted ten in my head, forgot about the mobile ones. @gah 2! Those damn mobile games escape me! lol I always forget aobut them.
Agreed! Unless if you're mario, megaman, or SQUIINIX's FF series, you risk diluting the potency of a great franchise. @AngelorD LOL @ the "Halo:Milk" joke. @..Everyone Contrary to popular belief there are actually five(5) God of War games, not three. Besides the PSP game, there's a mobile game, God of War: Betrayal that takes places between 1 & 2. It's actually not half bad. Link>>> "en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go d_of_War:_Betrayal"
As long as they all match up to the quality of the original trilogy. How can anyone complain if we get 20 epic God of War games? If we didn't have more than 3 games in any given franchise, we wouldn't be blessed with the greatest game of this generation: MGS4. The problem with other franchises is that the spinoffs have all sucked. For some reason, I find it hard to believe that Sony Santa Monica would produce anything less than stellar, even if it's their 20th game.
I think a God of War RTS could be Epic. Make it like "LOTR: Battle For Middle Earth" and might actually come out pretty good. Just an idea.
@mjolliffe exactly. wait til about mid to end of PS4 life cycle then bring God of War back with incredible visuals and game play.
So you clearly were wrong about the R&C series...maybe you should do that research thing and click on the LINK I provided. Then you won't look as ignorant. Don't be shy...just click the link. You will learn something.
Man, I couldn't agree more!
If only GT5 developer can say the same.
Halo Halo wars, Halo Overpriced Down Loadable Content now reach then halo foreunners or what ever.
I mean seriously, why do you spend so much time talking trash? I just don't understand your logic. Are you trying to convince everybody to ONLY play the console that you prefer? -777-
I think you missed what the definition of what a "spin-off" is, sir. Think hard.
I don't want 20 God of War spinoffs either.
i know it,dont wonna do a halo lolz
Really? First of all Halo hasn't had 20 spinoffs. Second, as much as people may disagree, Halo Wars is a blast online. As far as ODST goes, it's an expansion pack (I don't care what the devs. or anyone else says, it is an expansion pack) which lots of games have. There is nothing wrong with expanding a rich universe as long as you do it well. No we don't want 20 spinoffs but some good DLC or expansions or even 1 or 2 spinoffs wouldn't be such a bad thing. Spinoffs are only a bad thing when they start to milk a franchise to death.
Once again the Halo series only has one spin-off and that's Halo Wars. Halo 1, 2 and 3 are all part of the main series with ODST being an expansion to 3 and Reach being a prequel.
"ODST being an expansion to 3" are you forgetting that most halo fanboy denying that ODST wasn't an expansion, now you here trying to say it only an expansion ROFL MAN/GIRL ROFL
Your comment is a piss poor comment. You are confusing the term "EXPANSION" with "EXPANSION PACK". ODST is an EXPANSION or ADDITION to the Halo Universe. People were saying it's a sperate game and not an "EXPANSION PACK" retailed at $60 to Halo 3. That was the argument you are referring too. Murderdolls was saying that ODST is an EXPANSION to the Halo 1,2,3 Universe. Thus it's not a spin off. While Halo Wars (GREAT GAME) is a spin off.
it doesn't change the fact Muderdoll is trying to spin that ODST is not a spin off, but he/she just need to accept it's a spin off
I think they will quit after 3 for a while and then get back to it on ps4.
Just make another action game based on modern times and make it as epic as GOW3...
If you read carefully between the line you can read : We are not activision.
haha, pretty funny.
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..... you have a lot of time on your hands don't you?
good for them
it's domain. Kratos would be welcomed.
*Cough* HALO! *cough, cough*
GT GT2 GT3 GT4: Prologue GT4 GT5: Prologue GT5 The only spin-offs I would consider would be the prologues (and they aren't even spin-offs). The rest are part of the franchise....
theres a good game coming..
show kratos as the god of war ruling and stuff or carry on with whatever happens at end of number 3 cos i dont know then you play as a different character trying to dethron kratos so your against him not playing as him this time... the character could be the son of one of the women kratos killed in the first game keeping his rage inside till he got older :) on the spot plot that was
**** spoiler alert***** That's if Kratos doesn't feel sorry for what he has done, and turns the blades on him self to save all of man kind. Just a thought
Murderdolls is a terrible counter-troll. :( Anyway, Activision should take note.
Got your attention though didn't I big fella? ;) 15 Gran Turismo games, spin it.
focusing on Chinese or Japanese mythologies. not starring Kratos, of course, but with a new character. new weapons (so long Blades of Chaos/Athena, etc). there are a lot of cultures with rich mythologies that can be exploited, but i think, as a locale, China and Japan have some truly inspiring landscapes could be excellent backdrops for stories based in their mythology. they also have some excellent mythological creatures that i'd LOVE to see Santa Monica Studios apply their "twisted myth" style to. the problem, of course, is the branding. you could call it God of War, but that may not have the meaning that it does for the Kratos story (Kratos going after Areas, then becoming the God of War). of course, there's nothing wrong with keeping it entitled God of War for brand recognition purposes, i guess. an Egyptian theme would also be interesting, but it's been done a lot, and their characters may not be as compelling to exploit in video game form than Japanese or Chinese. i just really want to see what a fantasy styled action game set in Japan would look like from Santa Monica Studios excellent concept artists. you could also go in a new direction character wise. instead of having a character fueled completely by Rage and Vengeance, take a different tact. Revenge is always a great motivator for a character, but maybe this new character is tasked with protecting something/someone he holds dear, and must embark on this quest to gain the power to carry out that task, and along the way encounters many of Japan's/China's most compelling dieties/villains, gaining their abilities in the process. it still carries the same overtures of GoW, with the same visceral violence and combat, but with a different perspective on motive, which opens up the potential to have a deeper protagonist, more relatable to most gamers than Kratos and his one track, selfish quest for revenge (which i wholeheartedly endorse, by the way; Zeus is going DOWN dammit!). just my thoughts on a potential series reboot. of course, this reboot wouldn't happen until either another 3 or 4 years, or as a new series to pimp on the PS4. i'm sure after GoW3, i won't mind if the series takes an extended break while SMS work on a new IP.
That's good news to hear.
RPG or TPS drooling, for what Santa Monica studios would bring to these genres
@murder, do list the games please, exluding demo's and ones that were cancelled. Spin it.
I have a better list. God of War God of War 2 Chains of Olympus Giod of War 1-2 collectors God of War 3 that`s 5 games in 5 years. Halo CE Halo 2 Halo 3 Halo Wars Halo ODST That`s 5 games in 9 years. you see the hypocracy of attacking Halo for being Milked? spin it. oh, and a little side note. God of War 3 is the best game I have played this year, it`s already in my personal favorites this year, and I am not even done yet.
Something halo fanboys dont seem to understand the difference between the 2 series. While halo doesnt have as many spinoffs as some of u say but based on the quality of each halo entry compared to god of war. Halo looks more like a milk fest because of the quality being dished out by MS. The series seems to be going down the drain since the first halo in quality. The series has only survived because of the multiplayer. Other than that the series has gone from great to average (though I will say halo wars was pretty good for an rts) but halo 3 & odst were a let down in my opinion & as great as those games did sales wise none of them did anything ground breaking or set any new standards in terms of QUALITY which is why the god of war series exceeds halo in every way when it comes to QUALITY & consistency with each new entry to the series. Hopefully halo reach doesnt disappoint.
Why do you care what Halo fanboys think? seriously, fanboys are not all there. This has nothing to do with Halo except for the fact that some people here tried to claim halo was a franchise that got milked dry, which is clearly not the case. And Santa Monica Studios are saying they do not want to milk the GoW franchise dry, which makes complete sense, but a few more games would not hurt, especially if they are close to the amazing game that is GoW 3.
1.Halo CE 2.Halo 2 3.Halo 3 4.Halo ODST 5.Halo Reach 6.Halo Cart 7.Halo Party 8.Halo and Gears Olympics 9.Halo Brawl 10.Halo Sunshine LMAO!!!!!!!!!!
a sequel to Chains Of Olympus on the PSP, or a new title all together, at minimum.
Nintendo is the king of spin offs. They milk every 1st party franchise for example: Mario Tennis Mario Golf series Paper Mario Super Mario Land Super Mario World Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island Mario Pinball Land Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story for the Nintendo DS Mario Superstar Baseball Super Mario Strikers Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (for Nintendo DS and Wii) Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games And that's not all of them. Why won't Nintendo first party make a new IP. I don't get it. I love Mario games but this is just pathetic. Sony keeps good franchises around but know when to hang the towel up on a franchise and when and how to introduce new ones like when God of War and Uncharted etc came out.
God of War 1-2 Collectors doesn't really count as a game, all they did was re-release there first two games on one disc, there's no way it should count unless you want to count the Halo legendary editions? Plus if Sony Santa Monica can release amazing games like GOW that quickly then that is amazing :) Also does this mean there is a chance they could release 19 spin-offs? :D
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