Releasing The Last Guardian on PS3 Wouldn’t Have Restricted Features

By   /   Jul 4, 2015
The Last Guardian Release

Development of The Last Guardian is a long and excruciating tale of delays, re-imaginations, reworkings and a lot more. Despite all that, the game’s creator says that even if they had released the game on PlayStation 3 (as originally planned), he would have been comfortable with it.

One would think that apart from the slow progress, there could have been restrictions relating to what they could do on the PlayStation 3 that led to the game’s delay; but Fumito Ueda disagrees.

He was questioned whether being able to release the game on the last generation would have made him happy and whether it would have been the game Ueda wanted.

In his reply, he said since “this is all imagination at this point,” he would have been content with what The Last Guardian achieved “assuming that all of the game architecture and all of the game design was suited to deliver the experience I envisioned, given those assumptions I think it would have been a good product.”

The reason behind this is that Ueda doesn’t think PS3 would have been the cause of any technical limitations. Talking about the aforementioned statement he explained:

Just in case that comment was misleading in any way, technical limitations probably only existed up to the PS2 generation. From PS3 and PS4, especially considering the delivery of expression, motion, etc. – from those elements, it’s a matter of how the game is designed, but it’s not technical limitations at that point. The PS3 was not restricting me from doing something.

Having read that, you might also think what I did. If there were no technical limitations then could Sony have had a hand in delaying the game on purpose so that it could be released on PlayStation 4? Guess what, a laughing Ueda says agreed that “it was pretty much a corporate decision by Sony,” adding “that’s where we’ll leave it, sorry.”

Tell me what you make of that!

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now


The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More