More Reviews
REVIEWS Devil's Third Review
Creator Tomonobu Itagaki said this game would be “revolutionary.” He was wrong.

Little Battlers eXperience Review
Tiny robots fighting for prizes is better than pocket monsters fighting, right? Right?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Supernova Preview
Primal Game Studios has tuned Supernova since last I saw it, with more commanders, special abilities, and a faster pace.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Release date: Out Now

Destiny: The Taken King
Release date: 09/15/15

Skylanders SuperChargers
Release date: 09/20/15

LEGO Dimensions
Release date: 09/27/15


LATEST FEATURES MGSV: The Phantom Pain De-Emphasizes Story and It Works
Actually playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is the best part of the game, which may be a first for the series.

Kojima Responds To Konami By Placing More Than 60 Credit Screens In MGSV: The Phantom Pain
Made by Hideo Kojima. Written by Hideo Kojima. Produced by Hideo Kojima. Created by Hideo Kojima. Directed by Hideo Kojima...

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP Ivory_Soul
Windows 10 Review for Dummies
By Ivory_Soul
Posted on 08/11/15
After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...

GAMING NEWS

Microsoft Discredits HD Collections With Classy Sarcasm

Posted on Monday, January 23 @ 09:49:40 PST by Jonathan_Leack

Color me crazy, but I'm one of the rare few who not only missed out on Shadow of the Colossus last generation, but God of War as well. Naturally, I'm a fan of HD "collections" as they've given me a chance to enjoy some of the best PlayStation 2 games, albeit late, and feel like less of a nutjob when friends are talking about them. However, not everyone feels that way.

Microsoft's Corporate Vice President, Phil Spencer, gave Sony some street cred during an interview with Game Informer. He stated:

Sony's done a great job with looking at their back catalogue and selling those games again,

That they have, but I sense that Mr. Spencer threw a subtle blow during that quote. Let's see what he said next:

I [don't] want to get into a world where people felt like I was just trying to sell them things that they've already played.

HD collections have been a profitable venture for smaller studios and a way to buffer Sony's PlayStation 3 library with sure-fire hits. Okay, so bringing half of the PlayStation 2 collection to the PlayStation 3 is a little overboard, but a few of them are excellent, namely the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection.

Phil Spencer went on to explain that Halo Anniversary can't be put in the same bracket because it was intended to be a "celebration". Alright Spencer, from now on we'll call Sony's HD collection games HD celebrations instead. Silent Hill HD Celebration... it kind of has a ring to it.

 

Tags:   Microsoft
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.


More from the Game Revolution Network




comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution