American McGee: PlayStation 4 Is Meh

Famous game designer, American McGee is not really impressed with Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 4.

"I was hoping for innovation in control input. Didn't see anything meaningful, so 'meh,'" he told Forbes.

"It's nice that they're moving towards what looks like more developer-friendly hardware and indie friendly distribution. Remains to be seen if the appearance matches reality. Overall, I think this generation of consoles will struggle painfully against the momentum of mobile/online games we're seeing globally."

American McGee believes that the real revolution will take place on mobile where new devices and interfaces are being introduced every day.

"Ultimately, people are going to choose based on power, size and convenience - and I think we're going to see devices emerging which change their form, function and interface depending on where or for what they're being used. More than anything it's interface that's going to drive the most significant change - things like Oculus Rift will radically change people's demands and expectations - that's where the real revolution is going to start."

"Nothing will be able to compete with full immersion and seamless interface being powered by a processor stack in your pocket," pondered American McGee.

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