The Industry is stalling in terms of innovation, says David Cage, and he thinks developers are not trying hard enough to help alleviate the stagnation.
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Developers Not Trying Hard Enough To Move Industry Forward, Says David Cage
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Cage Next Game Set For E32011 Reveal? Maybe So
David Cage and his Quantic Dream development team delivered Sony gold with Heavy Rain. The game, one that created its own genre, wasn’t expected to do much more than a million units in lifetime sales. But it’s already done 2 million units, and will probably sell past three million when all is said and done. It’s also been the recipient of many awards, and have made creator David Cage a star in the gaming industry.
Obviously, Sony’s not allowing such talent to just breakaway, and Cage has already said that their next game, a PS3 exclusive, is under development. A game that we might have the privilege of beholding at this year’s E3 in June.
David Cage – L.A. Noire Tech A “Dead End”, Quantic Dream Leads The Way
David Cage’s latest game Heavy Rain has seen massive success on Sony’s console, selling well past 2 million units and looking to top 3 million in its lifetime. Since that occurrence, the Quantic Dream boss has been talking quite a lot, but his latest comments have gotten the attention of many Team Bondi fans when he said the specially-developed Motion Scan technology employed by the studio is a “dead end”, and that his studio’s own technology is ahead.
David Cage Won’t Be Creating Games For Xbox Anytime Soon, Says PS3′s Best Console In The World
PlayStation 3 is the best console in the world gushes Quantic Dream boss David Cage, and Sony has the best first party studio’s anywhere.
All this praising comes as word broke that Cage and his team would be developing yet another PS3 exclusive, hot on the heels of Heavy Rain’s both critical and financial successes.
David Cage’s Next Game To Be PS3 Exclusive, Dubbed Fiv5
David Cage’s already said that there will be no Heavy Rain 2, but he’ll instead seek to create new experiences in the genre Quantic Dreams essential created.
What’s the new game, then? Try ‘Fiv5′.
For Quantic Dream, No Heavy Rain 2
For those of you who were expecting a Heavy Rain sequel, Quantic Dream boss David Cage has just dropped a bomb on that dream. For him, there’ll be part II to the popular crime game, instead he’ll explore new territory.
Heavy Rain Creator Wants To Do A War Game
Heavy Rain mixed with a bit of Call of Duty is apparently what David Cage’s looking for, as the developer tries to bring the gaming artform even closer to reality.
For David Cage, “Content Is Key To Everything”
After it was made known that Heavy Rain had sold over 1.5 million copies just a few months after being released, Quantic Dream boss, David Cage had become more of an important voice in the gaming industry. Not that he wasn’t already, but when you’ve created a new IP that has created a new genre of games, one that many thought would fail but yet managed to garner widespread critical success and blow away all expectations at retail, people start to listen more intently to what you’re saying.
Cage was speaking recently about the advent of motion gaming, and what he thinks about the incessant drive in that direction by the companies. To him, it’s not a bad thing, but if content is not created to keep the right people interested, it’ll eventually fall apart.
For him, “content is key to everything.”
David Cage: Quantic Dream Working On Two New Projects
Heavy Rain was a success both critically and commercially for both Sony and Quantic Dream. Obviously the developer now has the go ahead to work on whatever they like, and according to company boss, David Cage, they’re now working on two new projects.
And as for Heavy Rain fans, they’ll be surprised.
Cliffy B: The Children In Heavy Rain Are “The Most Hideous. Ever.”
Cliff Bleszinski has said time and time again that he really loves Heavy Rain. The developer has gone as far as to say “[Heavy Rain] has created a new genre.” But there are certain elements in the game he thinks could have been down better.
Especially the way the children in the game act, according to Bleszinski, David Cage and his Quantic Dream team didn’t do enough to avoid the “uncanny valley”.
Heavy Rain Movie? Yes Indeed
You enjoyed the game which, many would argue, was basically an interactive movie. So I’m almost certain that fans of the critically acclaimed title will support the movie, pending it’s done correctly.
David Cage To Devs: “Can We Talk About Serious Things?”
It must be a good day for David Cage where ever he is right now. I reckon, whatever might be going wrong is nothing compared to the joy of seeing his ground breaking, $20 million risk-taking game, Heavy Rain find success around the world. Must be extremely fulfilling.
Video Thirst: Heavy Rain Goes On Sale In The US, Advert’s Awesome
Today, yes today’s the day many gamers will experience Heavy Rain; Sony and Quantic Dream’s risk of a game. The hardware giant spent over $20 million to bring the possibility into actuality, and today it could be your reality.
Didn’t that sound good? No? Jump past the break.
Endurance: At Retail, Heavy Rain Still Is King, Is It A Sign Gamers Are Ready For Change?
Some thought it might flop, ‘it’s too risky, too different’ they’d utter but look at it now. Heavy Rain isn’t even out yet and it’s ruling the charts.
Heavy Rain Director Explains Why His Game’s Emotional Power Is What Sets It Apart
Sony’s adult-themed thriller Heavy Rain now out on PlayStation 3 has proved to be a polarizing experience for gamers. Writer and Director David Cage explains why there’s a need for a shift toward adult-focused video games, and how some of life’s scariest moments can be effectively portrayed through an interactive experience.