Quantcast
Sucker Punch: Half a PS3 is better than a whole 360 - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Sucker Punch: Half a PS3 is better than a whole 360


11:20 AM on 10.04.2010
Sucker Punch: Half a PS3 is better than a whole 360 photo



inFAMOUS 2 developer Sucker Punch has done what every PS3 exclusive developer does, and has claimed that its game cannot be done on the Xbox 360. In fact, this isn't the first time Sucker Punch has said that. However, the studio has gone one step further this time, and stated that the 360 can't even match 50% of what the PS3 is capable of.

"For Infamous 1 we were only using 20/25% of the power, now we're hovering over 50/60% of the power," says designer Darren Bridges. "When we say it probably couldn't be done on the other console, we're talking strictly horsepower. Maybe it can be, but we just don't feel like the other console has the horsepower to carry this off."

Bridges was asked if 50% of the PS3's power was eclipsing the Xbox 360, and his answer was bathed in fanboy napalm: "Well, yeah. Yeah. I mean we're still a way away from launching so we're probably going to throw more stuff on that Cell processor. So yeah... Do you think [Xbox 360] could pull off Uncharted 2? Everyone's comparing us to Uncharted 2, so if you think you can make Uncharted 2 on Xbox then OK maybe you can make Infamous 2 on Xbox."

Bridges admits that he doesn't know for sure whether the 360 could handle these games, but remains unconvinced he could even make inFAMOUS 2 if it were a multiplatform title. Sounds like an exciting boast for sure, but personally I'd rather Sucker Punch be making sure the gameplay is far better than the first one and that the story stuff isn't as forced and shallow. I care a bit more about that than about hardware horsepower, but that's just me.

Could Xbox 360 handle inFAMOUS 2? [CVG]






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.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

console war

2:00 PM on 02.24.2014
Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg directing Console Wars movie

Author Blake Harris' Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation will be available in the US this May, but the story doesn't end there. Sony Pictures is adapting the book into a feature-length movie...more



12:30 PM on 02.18.2014
PS4 outsells Xbox in January, sales cross 5.3 million

Remember when we were wondering if Sony could hit its 5M sales projection by March? Well, it's done it sooner. Sony has reported over 5.3 million PS4s have been sold as of February 8, which doesn't even count all those Valent...more



5:00 PM on 01.28.2014
Chinese TV maker working on Xbox-like videogame console

At the start of this year, China lifted its ban on videogame consoles, allowing them to be sold on the mainland with government approval and provided they're made in Shanghai. Those restrictions could slow Sony, Nintendo, and...more



View all console war






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