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Re: N64 FUTURE Predictions

 Greg Sewart wrote:
 > Jan Siren wrote:
 > >
 > > >> Have you been reading the news lately? Does this sound familiar?
 > > >> Sony accepted 99 out of 299 planned games? Hellooooo out there...
 > > >> PSX is easy to develop for, but Sony policy will not let all the
 > > >> crap through. Compared to the amount of shovelware that came out
 > > >> for the SNES, I think Sony is doing a pretty good job on filtering.
 > > >
 > > >Of course, you're assuming that Sony's definition of crap is the same as yours.
 > > >*MY* definition of crap would be:
 > > >
 > > >A game that looks so poor I wouldn't even consider purchasing it.
 > > >
 > > >-or-
 > > >
 > > >A game that I did purchase (due to great graphics, great reviews, etc)
 > > >only to find out that it played like crap.
 > > >
 > > >The Playstation does have plenty of crap, as Sony seems to allow ANYTHING
 > > >with pretty graphics; good gameplay is not even a consideration.
 > > >
 > > >And many of the titles that Sony of America is rejecting are NOT crappy
 > > >games, they just aren't 3-D enough, or "next generation" enough, "too
 > > >childish" or whatever. Fun games like Motor Toon, Pop-n-Twinbee, and
 > > >Parodius SHOULD have come to America, but Sony of America wouldn't allow
 > > >them. They'll lose market share (and 3rd party support) if this trend
 > > >continues....
 > >
 > > Sony sucks! That's why I bought a Saturn instead! Imagine a company so barbaric that they screen
 > > OTHER companies' games for ethninticity and 2-Dimentionality! They ALWAYS import the flashy
 > > 3-D games, but never import the good-playing 2-D games like Gensou Suikoden and Goemon
 > > (Legend of the Mystical Ninja). Does anyone wonder why Capcom is about do drop Sony?
 > Actually, Sega and Nintendo screen third parties too.  They just have
 > different ideas of quality than Sony does.  The only reason Capcom may
 > drop Sony(I personally don't beleive it) would be because Sony's QC is
 > too strict, and they may never bend at all.
 > BTW, Mystical Ninja on the SNES was a great game, but it didn't do
 > anything special in terms of sales here.  Sony may have some screwed up
 > ideas of RPG's, but they do have to look at the bottom line.  Even
 > Konami themselves have said that Goeman is a game best suited to the
 > Japanese culture, and should stay there.
 > Greg
 And 3DO never censored or disallowed( <----is that a word?) any game. 
 Sure, you ended up with some crap but at least you had a choice to buy 
 it or not.