Tag Archives: quality

Rebellion promises new focus on quality

UK super studio Rebellion wants to shed its reputation for poor quality releases, CEO Jason Kingsley has stated. Many of the developer’s recent releases have arrived to poor critical acclaim, with titles such as Shellshock 2 and Rogue Warrior in particular being singled out for major issues. Even commercial hits …

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Miniclip: Browser games approaching ‘console quality’

Miniclip’s senior producer Jamie Cason says online browser games are nearing the level of quality associated with console titles. The online games portal spoke highly of its Dogfight Squadron game. Cason told attendees at the 2011 London Games Conference: These browser games – like Dogfight Squadron – are approaching console …

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Sony: Some 3D games are poor quality

Integrating 3D visuals into a game without ensuring that the functionality adds something to the gameplay experience is potentially damaging, Sony’s 3D chief Mick Hocking has stated. And sadly, some games which have released with 3D compatibility have not hit the mark, he believes. If people see great quality 3D …

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Harrison foresees console-quality browser games

Phil Harrison has predicted that console quality gaming in web browsers will emerge as the next-gen gaming platform. Speaking at his keynote session at the Italian Videogame Developers Conference in Rome, the London Venture Partners co-founder asked the crowd if they believed they would ever see a game of the …

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ASA bans Final Fantasy XIII TV ad

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a TV advert for Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII after it was ruled that footage from the PS3 version of the game was used to promote the Xbox 360 SKU. The ruling comes after a viewer complained that the ad was misleading because the …

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Next iPad ‘to offer 360 quality graphics’

Fishlabs CEO Michael Schade has stated his belief that "iPad HD" will be released and running games at at least an equivalent standard to the Xbox 360 within a year. Talking during a session entitled Mobile becomes Console” – itself named after a recent Mark Rein comment about mobile gaming’s …

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Has Darling paved way for GTA London?

Chancellor Alistair Darling’s pledge to support the video games development industry with tax breaks could do more than simply protect the future of the UK dev sector – it could also have dictated the setting of the next Grand Theft Auto. Though the exact criteria of the tax break requirements …

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EA: Fewer games on the way in 2010

In an exclusive interview with MCV, EA Europe’s senior VP Jens Uwe Intat has stated that the publisher will release fewer games in 2010 than it did in 2009 – but the payoff will be an overall increase in quality. "Our aim is to do less games and do them …

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