Slashdot stories can be listened to in audio form via an RSS feed, as read by our own robotic overlord.

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Software

+ - EA Calls for 'Open Platform' for Games->

Submitted by
eldavojohn
eldavojohn writes "EA's head of international publishing made some interesting comments on where EA would like platforms & PC gaming to move to. From his statement, "We want an open, standard platform which is much easier than having five which are not compatible." While the rest of his comments imply that he simply meant 'one' platform instead of removing development licenses, it is an interesting concept. This is obviously a move designed to cut their development time for a game into a fifth of what it is but could this have other implications like easier homebrew development for consoles? There are the obvious concerns about losing the security-through-obscurity that odd hardware gives consoles, lack of being able to take advantage of chip architecture and emulators springing up on PCs. However, maybe this move would benefit everyone involved in gaming?"
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

EA Calls for 'Open Platform' for Games

Comments Filter:

"An organization dries up if you don't challenge it with growth." -- Mark Shepherd, former President and CEO of Texas Instruments

Working...