Quantcast
Red Steel 3 needs to 'know' it has an audience - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Red Steel 3 needs to 'know' it has an audience


11:00 AM on 05.19.2010
Red Steel 3 needs to 'know' it has an audience photo



Red Steel was garbage. Red Steel 2 was great. Red Steel 3? Who knows if that will ever happen? Red Steel 2 director Jason Vandenberghe hopes we'll see another entry in the series, but following the disappointing sales performance of the last game, he has to know if enough people want it. 

"Hopefully we’ll roll into the next project and start building something even cooler than what we’ve accomplished with this game, but first we need to understand if we even have an audience," the director tells ONM. "How many people want to play a game where you stand up and swing your arm vigourously? We think the answer is 'a lot', but some cold, hard facts never hurt the situation when pitching the next project."

Hopefully some facts are produced, because Red Steel 2 really was one of the best turnabouts I've seen a franchise do. A little less elbow-killing thrust actions could have been nice, but otherwise Ubisoft really made first-person motion-controlled sword-slinging (FPMCSS) action work. It'd be a shame to see all that effort evaporate into nothing.

Red Steel 3 will happen “if we have an audience”, says director [VG247]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Red Steel

7:30 PM on 04.16.2010
NPD says Red Steel 2 flopped, Ubisoft says maybe not

The NPD data for March is out, and it tells us that Red Steel 2 only sold 50K in its opening month. Not good, especially compared with other games that debuted in March (like God of War III, which sold over a million) and lon...more



3:20 PM on 03.29.2010
Vtoid: Wii Folder debuts with Red Steel 2 video tour

Wii Folder is Jonathan Holmes approved! As you may have known, we've launched a new video site which we're calling Video.Destructoid, and some one thought it would be a good idea to put me in charge. With my new found god li...more



7:00 AM on 03.29.2010
Ubisoft complains over Red Steel 2's 81% Metacritic score

It's a sad day when 81% isn't considered a good review score. Red Steel 2 has been getting some damn impressive reviews, not least in spite of how dire the original game was, but Ubisoft Paris isn't satisfied. Despite getting...more



View all Red Steel






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more