-DF-Fenrir- yes, the video has good points.
Novakiller, about the case of Jose Mourinho, I am not fan of football but I guess you are right on the sense he knows what to do, however, I am sure mr. Mourinho at least was a football fan, he watched games and was "all in", that's the main difference with EA executive staff and shareholders, for all we know they do not play videogames, they dont even read the media and comments we read or they just think it's peasant talk, citing an article on EA CEO mr. Riccitiello:
Riccitiello said he didn't want to be seen as designing the game in front of Kotaku — he's not a game designer he acknowledged — but he did offer some hints, saying. "I'm a believer that the RTS sector is more open to fundamental innovation at a metagame level than almost any genre."
Time for something different. Something, he admitted, build on a path blazed by massively-multiplayer online games, connecting more players and doing it outside a fantasy universe.
Sounds like Command & Conquer has its marching orders.
EA were planning on this from long ago (the article was published in 2009), what is worst, we can conclude mr. Riccitiello himself isn't really sure in terms of design what they are doing, which only comes to bring more insecurity and lack of trust from us the customers, I really believe it's time they listen a bit more to us instead of trusting in what seems to be "the new tendency".
Last edited by stephanovich; 08-20-2012 at 01:55 AM.
I already knew about EA's handling of business several years ago. EA cares more on sales than quality. Activision, same thing. However, Blizzard cares more on quality than quantity.
I'd say the best course of action is to either be your own publisher and developer or be a publisher and do what the developers tell you to do. That doesn't seem to be how EA works, however.
Random opinion is random. That is all.
Victory Games is Electronic Arts' dedicated Strategy Gaming studio. Formed in 2010 under the leadership of Jon Van Caneghem, Victory Games has offices in Los Angeles, CA; Austin, TX; and Shanghai, China and is currently focused on the Command & Conquer franchise.