After every iteration of the franchise moving deeper towards a sci-fi shooter, it’s nice to see things back grounded. Beginning with 2012s Black Ops II, the Call of Duty franchise abandoned its modern setting for a futuristic approach. Jetpacks and robots became common and while the idea seemed great at first, it overstayed its welcome.
It’s not that often that a company leader often calls out a bluff from the competition. Head of Xbox Phil Spencer had a few things to say in response to Sony’s explanation about why they did not participate PS4 cross-play for Minecraft.
On June 13th, Eurogamer spoke with marketing head Jim Ryan and asked why the Playstation logo was missing from the Minecraft platform crossplay with Microsoft and Nintendo. When pressed on that players want crossplay availability with their games, this is what Ryan had to say:
It’s been way too long my friend. WAY TOO LONG. It’s been 14 years since that abomination that was Dino Crisis 3 and 17 years since the amazing Dino Crisis 2. What the latter did to establish itself as its own franchise to the first Dino Crisis, which was deemed a Resident Evil “clone” is nothing short of incredible. Read more …