Kingdom Hearts Team Making Only One Console Game Entire Gen

#1 Posted by KaosAngel (13765 posts) -

Sup fools, 
 
Long time lurker, first time poster as I eat some cake while I watch a TV documentary about obesity and McD, dunno what it's called but god damn am I hungry for some McD.  While I watched this documentary about McD, it got me thinking about the Kingdom Hearts team and their love of food and what they like to eat when they make games.  Then I realized, the KH team will only have made one game this entire generation for a proper home console. 
 
In the past 6 years, their only contribution to the gaming industry has been teasers after teasers with a very brief gameplay demo of less than a song's length.    
 
Their newest game is due out in late 2012 for Japan, so give it another 3-4 years for Kingdom Hearts III and you're looking at just one game this entire generation from the KH team.   Let's be honest here, if KH3 is due out near 2014-2015...it sure as fuck won't be for a current generation system.  
 
So KH fans, and gamers in general, is it wise to have all your men making a single game for over half a decade?

#2 Posted by shinigami420 (640 posts) -

What the fuck does cake have to do with anything?

#3 Posted by laserbolts (5365 posts) -
It seems like a pretty dumb idea. How are they going to make money. Also did you watch a special on obesity so that you could observe a fat kid?
#4 Posted by SSully (4316 posts) -

I think it is a horrible Idea. And I may be generalizing here but square enix seems to be taking so much damn time developing games for ps3/360. It is like they haven't got a clue yet how to efficiently develop for this gens consoles. It just seems like they have fallen very far from their hay day on PS1 and PS2.

#5 Posted by Khann (2913 posts) -

Who cares, KH is shit.

#6 Posted by Turambar (6888 posts) -
@KaosAngel said:
Sup fools,  Long time lurker, first time poster as I eat some cake while I watch a TV documentary about obesity and McD, dunno what it's called but god damn am I hungry for some McD.  While I watched this documentary about McD, it got me thinking about the Kingdom Hearts team and their love of food and what they like to eat when they make games.  Then I realized, the KH team will only have made one game this entire generation for a proper home console.  In the past 6 years, their only contribution to the gaming industry has been teasers after teasers with a very brief gameplay demo of less than a song's length.     Their newest game is due out in late 2012 for Japan, so give it another 3-4 years for Kingdom Hearts III and you're looking at just one game this entire generation from the KH team.   Let's be honest here, if KH3 is due out near 2014-2015...it sure as fuck won't be for a current generation system.   So KH fans, and gamers in general, is it wise to have all your men making a single game for over half a decade?
*Looks over at a growing list of games with that long of a development cycle*  Maybe. 
 
Also did the KH team have no input at all on the DS and PSP titles?
#7 Posted by MideonNViscera (2252 posts) -

I read they were doing the 3DS KD game, then doing KH3 "if time permits" or something. I have no idea where I read that, but it was recently.

#8 Posted by KaosAngel (13765 posts) -
@Turambar BBS was the main one so that got proper treatment as it's needed for the plot.
#9 Posted by Axersia (1621 posts) -
@KaosAngel said:
Let's be honest here, if KH3 is due out near 2014-2015...it sure as fuck won't be for a current generation system.
Wouldn't be so sure about that. Square Enix has a history of releasing high-profile titles on old hardware right before the launch of its successor if not many months after it. If they launch the PS4 in 2013-2014, I really don't see why they couldn't release KH3 for PS3 in 2014-2015. Development should proceed fairly smoothly as they now have all this tech they can lift straight from Versus XIII. If they do opt to develop it for the PS4, we probably shouldn't expect it until several years after launch. 
#10 Posted by MikkaQ (10344 posts) -

Eh Square's a total joke, they're probably just spending the time picking their noses, and the last year or two on another unoriginal crossover. 

#11 Posted by Beforet (2932 posts) -
@shinigami420 said:
What the fuck does cake have to do with anything?
You're new to KaosAngel, aren't you?
 
From the looks of things, Square and Nomura have been handling Versus (which is what I assume you're talking about) really poorly. I don't know who's to blame, whether Square has been pulling down Nomura or if Nomura is really as incompetent as people seem to think he is, but the fact is that a six year cycle is not acceptable today. They are spreading their resources too thin over too many games. Hopefully the team, and Square as a whole, learns to pull back and focus on one project at a time. Maybe then we can get good games that also come out in reasonable time frames.

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