An open relationship

There are plenty of third-party titles lined up for Giftmas for the PlayStation 2, including Tomb Raider Underworld and Sonic Unleashed, but the only Sony published game due is SingStar Singalong with Disney.

With this in mind, you’d think that next year would be looking bleak for the system. But Sony has found an answer – developers will no longer have to submit a game for content approval, effectively making the console an open platform the same way that the PC is.

This should attract smaller developers, but there are a couple of concerns – we may see a slew of dodgy ‘adult only’ titles, while quality control would be non-existent. Not that has harmed the Wii in any way, shape or form…

Matt Gander

Matt is Games Asylum's most prolific writer, having produced a non-stop stream of articles since 2001. A retro collector and bargain hunter, his knowledge has been found in the pages of tree-based publication Retro Gamer.

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