Ubisoft: So like, we’re sorry we over-ported and stuff
Well, some honesty is refreshing, and indeed may be the next buzzword in the game industry. People have apparently had an oversaturation of Sony’s indecipherable riddles, so the the new marketing spin is just a dollop of honesty. Everyone loves it when CEOs “level with you”, because everyone expects CEOs to lie out of their asses while proclaiming their games to be “awesome, totally awesome”.
Yves Guillemot, CEO of the soon to be gobbled up by EA game development company Ubisoft admitted that yes, they did get a little bit too excited over Wii and the prospect of earning gold bullions churning out PS2 ports (hello farcry vengeance and Prince of Persia:Rival Swords). That it backfired for the most part is moot at this point, but at least it seems that they’ve learned their lesson:
Ubisoft has reportedly learned from its mistakes, though, and is promising that the quality of its forthcoming Wii projects will be significantly better.
Not that Red Steel has shown us anything to be hopeful about, but lets be fair here. Ubisoft’s made plenty a good game in its time, and they may have something interesting in store for us in the the near future.
Original article here.