|QUOTE (Hurrikane @ Monday, Jul 22 2013, 02:28)|
Well it seems the internet has taken another statement and tried to turn it into something it is not, and yet many others including yourself have fallen for the internet tweets or rather senseless ideas of yearly remake falsehoods.
A big thumbs down to what exactly? Did Producer Dominic Guay or Exec Dir. Jonathan Morin say they are making yearly makes of the game?
Here is the exact quote that people fell for.. “That’s what all our games are about; we won’t even start if we don’t think we can build a franchise out of it. There’s no more fire and forget – it’s too expensive.
so the tweets start like every other misleading statement that your friends, my friends take out of context, post them and run with them like wild fire.
This game took almost 5 years to make. #FACT. Senior Producer Dominic Guay has mentioned this various times to the media.
A GAME like this, open world, present time, does not get made in a year. You should know this by looking at how open world games are made. Because the CEO says they want to make it a franchise, does NOT mean it is coming out every year. Every two years possible. DLC after initial launch of course, every game has it.
so Assasins Creed has sold over 40 million and has yearly releases. Well someone bought those games, no? Well your friends and my friends made it successful.
Again an environment such as AC compared to an open world of WD is way different and you should know that with a city setting it is way more difficult to build that city compared to all the countryside, etc with AC.
What ways is GTAV original, and innovative, are you kidding me. Wait so you are saying WD is not innovative with the hacking elements, compared to walking a dog? Or WD multiplayer having an Mp where there is no lobby and also the tablet use. You have to be kidding when you say that V is innovative. No really you are kidding, V is a huge city, done before, more toys to play with, huge countryside that has been done already, customization done already, properties done already. Where is V innovative, sure its gonna be a good game, but how in the world is every npc that has pedigree information, hack anything in the world not innovative as a new ip. NEVER done before to this extent and coming day one to next gen, that takes some balls to do that.
This is how blinded some are. But why, both games are awesome, but still blinded no matter what.
What standards? The creative director talks to me on a daily basis, and is one of the most passionate human beings I have known in the gaming industry for over 30 years playing games. When was the last time a producer or exec producer tweeted the fans?
Not saying R isn't but not like these guys. This is how to interact with the fan base. Its a great style.
So how many open world games allow you to switch between multiple protagonists in free roam and/or missions, offer a fully explorable ocean and teem with wildlife in a modern urban/rural setting all rolled into one? That seems pretty innovative to me.
You've completely undersold it IMO.