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  • mothbanquet - June 25, 2013 7:34 a.m.

    I actually thought Kaz' statements were quite biting and witty. Either that or the translations are off.
  • neosapien - May 11, 2013 8:05 a.m.

    Wow! Those CEO's at sony are very arrogant!
  • ZeeCaptain - May 8, 2013 3:22 a.m.

    Now wait a minute here people, I left a comment earlier expressing my disbelief that creators of more franchised games would come off this harsh compared to Indie devs, but still like half the comments here are about people losing respect for these devs and how these guys are assholes. Thats all kind of hypocritical, I mean these guys are reacting negatively to criticism that they are receiving on a mass scale, I mean I don't want to go in to the whole videogames are art thing because I'm not even sure where I stand on that, but whenever anyone makes anything and they decide to share it with others, the last thing they want is a bunch of criticism. So what if they said something stupid at the time, hell we all say shit five times as bad as soon as someone disagrees with us on the comment section here in GR. I'm just saying that because all the dumbasses that run social media make celebrities look like they're above mere mortals but as soon as they fuck up its front page shit, doesn't mean we should be treating our favorite game devs like that, its complete bullshit and whenever you put to much into anything you're bound to be disappointed when your expectations aren't met.
  • dns - May 7, 2013 6:42 p.m.

    Judge the art, not the artist. Of course I wished everyone was a good person, but If I really like a game it doesn't matter what the producer of that game says I will buy a copy.
  • Smash_Bro - May 7, 2013 6:26 p.m.

    Look, guys! Game devs are just as childish and bitchy as we are! Also Sony talks a lot of shit
  • Rowdie - May 7, 2013 5:01 p.m.

    Jonathan Blow guy nailed it. They're not critics, they're commentators. I'm actually missing the hate on quite a few, fish, 7, 8, 11,13, 15, 16. Ah well, I was entertained.
  • Baz - May 7, 2013 11:28 a.m.

    i've always had the impression that jonathan blow spends a lot of time wondering why people don't line up on the street to kiss his arse, so its nice he cares about other work as well... wait is he secretly droqen?
  • EliteBouncer - May 7, 2013 11:12 a.m.

    Anyone saying they've lost respect for a person because they said something rude on the internet while they themselves are saying rude things on the internet should maybe think twice. These are just people. If the thing you worked hardest on in your life came under mass criticism you might get a little defensive on twitter also.
  • harrychilcott - May 7, 2013 10:01 a.m.

    Yeah, so this article sucked balls, most of these guys are opinionated, big headed twats who've made one game.
  • BladedFalcon - May 7, 2013 10:17 a.m.

    Beats being an opinionated, big headed twat that has made no games...
  • TheCakeIsaPie - May 7, 2013 2:01 p.m.

    BWAHAHAHAHA! Please, never change, BladedFalcon.
  • Fox_Mulder - May 7, 2013 2:47 p.m.

    In a world shrouded in darkness, BladedFalcon shines forth.
  • boondocks50 - May 7, 2013 6:29 a.m.

    Tomonobu Itagaki speaks the truth
  • Temperance11 - May 7, 2013 6:07 a.m.

    I would more inclined to play "Fez" or "Braid" if their developers weren't such horrendous douchebags. I know they're supposed to be good games, but it's hard for me to offer my financial support to a guy who sees nothing wrong with behavior like that. Real game devs take their criticisms in stride and work to overcome them with their next showing, not complain and bitch to the press.
  • Fox_Mulder - May 7, 2013 2:46 p.m.

    They are worth playing. Their creators said some stupid shit, but don't let that detract from the game for you. But I completely see your point, I just didn't know about the creators misgivings until I already beat their respective games.
  • Unoriginal - May 7, 2013 5:50 a.m.

    I still to this day have not played FEZ because of Phil Fish's outstanding achivement in being an incredible asshat. Maybe it's dumb to deny yourself a good gaming experience because of its creator but I can't bring myself to pay even a cent towards that man.
  • bass88 - May 7, 2013 5:32 a.m.

    David Jaffe wasn't slamming narrative based video games. He was criticising this perverse desire to prove that video games are art that we slam the label onto any game but we don't actually break it down as to why it is art. As he said, "putting wind on your soundtrack and roaming an empty landscape" (a veiled criticism of Shadow Of The Colossus) does not automatically make something art. Also, I'm sure Hirai's comments were not a slam against Nintendo but more a statement that Nintendo is completely different from what Sony offers. Tretton, on the other hand...
  • Rhymenocerous - May 7, 2013 7:57 a.m.

    Agreed. I'm still a little shocked about some of these guys' comments though. Surely Kotick meant that in a tongue in cheek manner? Why not just give the guy an underground lair.
  • IAmARobotWhoTurnsIntoATruckAnd - May 7, 2013 4:05 a.m.

    The list should have had that 30fps bullshit from Tameem Antoniades
  • KidKatana - May 7, 2013 3:38 a.m.

    Shit off. Is that Kotick quote actually real?

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