Sunday, June 26, 2011
Game Companies Say Longer Load Times "Add Extra Value To Their Games"
Even after gamers have complained about longer load times in games, many game companies insist that it's a not a bad thing.
3D Realms, the developer of Duke Nukem Forever, explains. "DNF offers gameplay virtually unchanged from its 1996 predecessor, including sub-par graphics and stupid A.I., but also features load times equal to or greater than games of that time period. Gamers may complain, but we just say it adds extra value to the experience."
More and more recent games feature longer load times, mystifying the gaming community. "You would think after all of the technological advances in video games over the last ten years, that these titles wouldn't need to load as much."
But Traveller's Tales, developer of LEGO video games, thinks they have the answer for concerned gamers. "The reason that there are longer loading times is that the load times require loading of their own. It's quite a load..."
Gamer BoutFreakintime comments, "yeah, it's a load of something, all right..."