Entries in 'aaa' (8)

Dev says gay triple-A protagonist unlikely for 'a while'

Dev says gay triple-A protagonist unlikely for 'a while'

Fears of a negative sales impact mean that it’s likely to be some time before a triple-A game is released featuring an openly gay character.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Why don't gamers care about triple-A mobile games?

Why don't gamers care about triple-A mobile games?

In the week before E3, Microsoft and Square Enix announced sequels to two of the biggest games of this generation – but they weren’t for Xbox One or PS4.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 20th 2013 at 11:35AM in News
TOYLOGIC: AAA games will shift toward free-to-play

TOYLOGIC: AAA games will shift toward free-to-play

Toylogic has touched on the indications of launching Xbox Live’s first free-to-play game Happy Wars, predicting that the release marks further expansion of the model ­– specifically into the AAA ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 11th 2012 at 6:23AM in News
Triple-A trend "a cancerous growth"

Triple-A trend "a cancerous growth"

The push for enormous scale and cutting edge graphics in triple-A games is a ‘cancerous growth’ for the industry, says Assassin's Creed creative director.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 9th 2012 at 1:15PM in News

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5th Cell CEO: $60 boxed game model is broken

5th Cell CEO: $60 boxed game model is broken

The boss of successful independent developer 5th Cell has in no uncertain terms said that the full-price boxed retail model is no longer fit for purpose in the modern ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2011 at 8:18AM in News
Triple-A Kinect shooter in the works?

Triple-A Kinect shooter in the works?

If rumours are to be believed, Microsoft is working on a new "core triple-A" shooting title for Kinect that could well be unveiled at next month's E3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2011 at 10:38AM in News
Warner bemoans AAA-to-social switch

Warner bemoans AAA-to-social switch

Development staff at Warner Bros’ new Montreal outfit are said to be angered at management’s decision to shift the studio’s focus to social and mobile games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2010 at 1:17PM in News
Molyneux: I’ve never made a great game

Molyneux: I’ve never made a great game

Peter Molyneux is a surprisingly critical man. Fable II is a great game, it has sold over 3.5 million units at retail and has a Metacritic score of 89. But ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 2:13PM in News