2 years ago
3 years ago
Gameplay reveals don't get much more exciting than this
4 years ago
Dungeon Keeper was its swan song.
I really don't see what more could have been done to make a playable arcade game out of chunks of video.
5 years ago
...life inside the Half-Life maker
6 years ago
the firm had it all to prove at this presentation after a less than stellar response to last year's 4S
For a time I would feel I belonged still to a world of straightforward facts; but the feeling would not last long. Something would turn up to scare it away.
Activision also discussed staging a fire drill or mock fumigation at Infinity Ward's HQ
Publishers and braindead suits fucking ruined the medium
How come no publisher wanted to save Free Radical? Well we weren't well-behaved compliant boys. We were passionate about what we did and wanted to protect ourselves and be rewarded for our work. Perhaps if we'd been a bit more submissive that would have saved us.
Regarding Halo, yes, I don't doubt it's profitability. I gave Battlefield 3 as another example. But there aren't many more.
the economics are different when the dev *is* the publisher
There just isn't the interest there in doing anything that tries to step away from the rules of the genre - no one wants to do something that's quirky and different, because it's too much of a risk.
For **** sake its a game with a pulp sci-fi story. what were you expecting?
Can't wait to see the Banyan tree in HD!
"And there are very good reasons why we're not talking about Episode 3, which I can't talk about yet, but I will"
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