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If developers haven't even heard anything about next gen consoles, I think it's a good bet that it'll be at least 2 years before we see them. Considering a decent engine would take about a year to write, and then the actual game would take about a year to a year and a half to create.
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post #32 of 75
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Originally Posted by UrbanSmooth View Post
How about an FPB? First-Person Brawler?
It is called Zeno Clash.

Buy it on steam.
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Oh noes! The video game industry is in a depression because you're not swimming in 2 Olympic sized swimming pools full of money , you would only have to deal with 1 instead!...Then you might actually need to fill your other swimming pool with DIAMONDS instead D: !!!
    
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It is called Zeno Clash.

Buy it on steam.
A damn good recommendation. Very interesting art direction, soundtrack and gameplay.
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Game engines are finally optimized for the current gen console, if anything I think it would be the best time to create a new IP, as you already have a proven engine. AC2 and AC Brotherhood looks good, runs smoothly. They can easily take that engine and make a new game. Same thing with other companies, with the Cryengine 3 now available for license and the new UE 3.5 update, developers have many choices on matured and good looking engines to choose from. It's the best time for them to focus on story and gameplay.
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We're just now hearing about jobs being posted and various corporations mulling over next-gen which usually means we're about two years away from a new console.
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My consoles have been collecting dust for the last 12 months . Gears 3 will change this for a while.
Need new hardware now.
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Consoles are getting sad.

This weekend I went to my brothers place and he put black-ops in his PS3 I did a double take because I thought he was playing homefront then my fiancée (shes used to glancing at my BC2 max settings on PC) looks at the screen and asks if he is playing sims...

PC gaming has spoiled me from playing consoles.
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Originally Posted by Culverin View Post
If everybody's just releasing crappy sequels, shouldn't it be EASIER to release a new IP since that's what all the consumers should want? Something new, fresh and creative?

I think needing a new console is just an excuse. Look at some of these PC indie games coming out. Magicka runs on a 5 year old system just fine. It's about being creative.
Exactly, you either got it or you don't, a new console wont fix it.
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soooo waaaait... so if you veiw a pc gaming as a console we suppose to get new AAA ips like every half a year?
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