[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

Epic: Gears of War ripoffs hurt the franchise's legacy

0

Gears of War: Judgment's art director calls out the wannabes

Chris Perna, the art director for Gears of War: Judgment, recently had some choice words for detractors of Epic Games' flagship series. In an interview with Official Xbox Magazine, Perna stated that the only reason Gears of War is considered a stereotypical shooter is because so many other games imitated its look and feel, presumably to capitalize on the franchise's popularity and market success.

Perna went on to say "When Gears came out it was fresh, it was dark. That's what it's meant to be, right? No apologies there. It was a brutal game -- it was meant to be. Then everybody copied us and copied our look, and the market was flooded with Gears clones, which hurts the original."

However, for all of the negative sentiment, Perna seems intent on moving in a very positive direction with Gears of War: Judgment. In the OXM piece, he goes on to explain that the color palette has improved with each subsequent game, and that Judgment will be the best-looking title in the franchise.

Epic: Gears of War only seems "stereotypical" because people copied our look [OXM]

\ We've blogged about this before: read (13) back stories 

 
 

Enlighten an uninformed cougar: FacebookTwitterRedditEmail
 

#Epic Games #Gears of War #Microsoft Studios #People Can Fly #third-person shooter #Xbox 360
 
 
 
[x] advertisement
 
 


Brett MakedonskiSenior Editor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts2093Posts4Blogs 4Following1Followers32

While you laughing, we're passing, passing away. So y'all go rest y'all souls, 'Cause I know I'ma meet you up at the crossroads. Y'all know y'all forever got love from them Bone Thugs baby... ... more
Similar stories on Destructoid:
 
 


Dtoid is fighting adblockalypse without native ad article bullsh* thanks to Huge Members. Please give them sex or donuts:

RenaudB90
RenaudB90


Since 9:30 AM on 05.23.2013

angusm
angusm


Since 10:27 PM on 10.03.2007

User Avatar
BongDad


Since 12:04 PM on 11.13.2014

muzykalscorpio
muzykalscorpio


Since 9:36 PM on 08.08.2011

 

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.





Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!