Entries in 'criticism' (15)

Deep Down gender criticisms addressed by Capcom

Deep Down gender criticisms addressed by Capcom

Capcom has responded to concerns surrounding the lack of playable female characters in upcoming RPG Deep Down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2014 at 10:08AM in News
EA Mythic downplays Dungeon Keeper criticism

EA Mythic downplays Dungeon Keeper criticism

“I think any time you re-make anything that is much beloved and has a great sense of nostalgia for people are going to be very protective of it.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 12:48PM in News
Gran Turismo 6 microtransactions draw criticism; Unlock the Jaguar XJ13 for £120

Gran Turismo 6 microtransactions draw criticism; Unlock the Jaguar XJ13 for £120

Sony is facing criticism over its implementation of microtransactions in Gran Turismo 6.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2013 at 11:06AM in News
Gibeau on EA criticism: "We're not tone deaf"

Gibeau on EA criticism: "We're not tone deaf"

EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau has said that EA has responded to the criticism it has received – even if he thinks it’s not fully justified.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 3:43PM in News

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Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Problems with Ouya units sent out to early backers will be eased come the official launch in June, the company has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2013 at 3:40PM in News
Reggie Fils-Aime passes verdict on Wii U's launch: We're doing something very, very positive

Reggie Fils-Aime passes verdict on Wii U's launch: We're doing something very, very positive

It will be impossible to draw any meaningful conclusion from the Wii U launch until the New Year, but that hasn’t stopped some quarters of the press adapting an almost ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2012 at 12:55PM in News
OPINION: Should we be criticising Peter Molyneux more?

OPINION: Should we be criticising Peter Molyneux more?

I am a huge admirer of Peter Molyneux. He’s ferociously intelligent, inspiringly ambitious and, perhaps most importantly, a really lovely guy who is great to spend time with.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2012 at 10:06AM in News
Fable: The Journey criticism "destroyed" Lionhead team

Fable: The Journey criticism "destroyed" Lionhead team

Lionhead’s creative director Gary Carr has confessed that the internet backlash to Microsoft’s E3 2011 reveal of Fable: The Journey had a bit effect on the Guilford studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2012 at 9:24AM in News

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US Special Ops vet slams 'hideous' Modern Warfare 3 ad

US Special Ops vet slams 'hideous' Modern Warfare 3 ad

A former US Army Special Operations Command paratrooper and Afghanistan veteran has spoken out in criticism of Activision’s leading Modern Warfare 3 Christmas ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 10:50AM in News
Dragon Age II 'lost some fans'

Dragon Age II 'lost some fans'

It's a more profitable series that Mass Effect, but EA has admitted that recent RPG release Dragon Age II has "lost some fans" for the franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2011 at 4:24PM in News
Dev criticises Call of Duty strategy

Dev criticises Call of Duty strategy

One indie developer has lashed out both at Activision's decision to charge a fee for Call of Duty Elite and its failure, in his opinion, to evolve the franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2011 at 10:31AM in News
Kudo shrugs off Kinect criticism

Kudo shrugs off Kinect criticism

The man behind Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect has shrugged off the less then enthusiastic response that the motion camera has received from some elements of the internet games community.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2010 at 9:00AM in News

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Western feedback for FFXIII ignored

Western feedback for FFXIII ignored

Publisher Square Enix has admitted that it feared this year’s RPG release Final Fantasy XIII would receive a rough ride from Western critics before the game hit the shelves.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 4:25PM in News
Former EA exec slams strategy

Former EA exec slams strategy

On the back of EA’s scaling back of its forward financial estimates, former executive VP of mobile and online Mitch Lasky has slammed boss John Riccitiello for what he considers ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2010 at 1:33PM in News
Capcom responds to clergy criticism

Capcom responds to clergy criticism

Publisher Capcom has defended Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles from accusations that it glamorises violence and promotes the occult.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2009 at 1:14PM in News