Cage: Move Needs AAA Support To Have An Impact
All it took was two sentences from Quantic Dream boss David Cage to summarize our thoughts on the future of PlayStation Move.
Although Sony continues to market Move to hardcore gamers of all ages and insists it's not only for the casual players, some remain skeptical. The good news is that Move's software lineup does feature more adult titles, including The Fight: Lights Out and Heavy Rain: Move Edition, and motion-compatible games like LittleBigPlanet 2 and SOCOM 4. In a recent GamesIndustry.biz interview, Cage has said Sony needs more of the latter: AAA games that target the hardcore rather than the casual:
"If it’s only about casual entertainment and casual games I don’t think it’s going to play a big role in the life of the console. If it can get more support from triple-A titles then that will be interesting."
This is why we're most excited about the Move Edition of Heavy Rain; it seems like the perfect game for such technology. But it'll also need fantastic titles dedicated entirely to Move; just making games like inFamous 2 compatible won't do the trick. It might be a nice option but hardcore gamers will most likely be playing those titles with a traditional controller.
Therefore, put some money, resources and big-time effort into those Move games, please! Get Naughty Dog working on one...well, maybe after they're done with Uncharted 3.
9/9/2010 10:34:15 AM Ben Dutka