Assassin’s Creed III creative director Alex Hutchinson believes that Japanese games are critically favored by the press.
In an interview with CVG, Hutchinson said, “I think there’s a subtle racism in the business, especially on the journalists’ side, where Japanese developers are forgiven for doing what they do. I think it’s condescending to do this.”
“Just think about how many Japanese games are released where their stories are literally gibberish. Literally gibberish. There’s no way you could write it with a straight face, and the journalists say ‘oh it is brilliant’.”
“Then Gears of War comes out and apparently it’s the worst written narrative in a game ever. I’ll take Gears of War over Bayonetta any time.”
“I just think the simple question should be; is the story any good?” He quickly moved on by saying he’s happy with the reaction about the narrative in Assassin’s Creed III.
“The best thing about it was that people had a view. That was perfect. People were debating it. We had no interest in writing about the patriots or the defenders of king and country. I mean, these are very boring stories. It’s funny to see these debates online, and we just gave up trying to communicate on it because the game will speak for itself.”
Previously, Alex Hutchison said ‘Making Games Too Long Is Disastrous.’
Assassin’s Creed III will release on October 30 for PS3, Xbox360 and on November 20 for PC.
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