About Naughty Dog mentioning Irrational Games in their Anniversary video

During the 30th anniversary of famous game studio which could be pretty much held responsible for PlayStation consoles to be famous – Naughty Dog, the team has released a 50 minute video that is basically a documentary in which they are talking about everything, their team, history, games etc. As a gamer I really appreciate the team that brought us Crash, Jak & Daxter, Uncharted, The Last of Us… However, when they mentioned Irrational Games, the studio that brought us BioShock series, System Shock 2, Thief (by Ken Levine), Freedom Force, SWAT 4, Tribes: Vengeance etc. about shutting down, they’ve crossed the parallels with them later on by basically mentioning how they are more competent, quality studio just because they’ll endure while those did not. It could be unintentional, but definitely seemed that way and was definitely a wrong point to make on a multiple levels because we’re talking about two completely different studios. Continue reading

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