Trustpilot

Mirror’s Edge achievement designer: “Achievements have been bad for gaming”

Defined Creations is the Brand, the store, and the business that is sure to have what you need or looking for or maybe that little something that peeks your interest. Take a look at our menu or enter an item is the search bar. We’re connected to a couple different affiliate companies and we earn a commission if you make a purchase. Our line was created with ‘YOU’ in mind. A Brand that’s for anyone who have or is in the process of defining who they are mentally and or physically becoming the best version of their Ideal selves. We provide hand picked Vitamins and Supplements from the Worlds Top Brands. Plus, workout and exercise essentials for the active man or woman. Complete with an electronics department for all your gaming, exercise, leisure and home improvement needs. Follow us and you just might hear something, read something, learn something or see something that changes your life…. for the good. Thank you for your Support!
CREATE YOUR LIFE

mirrors edge achievements bad Mirror's Edge achievement designer: "Achievements have been bad for gaming"

Ubisoft Massive lead gameplay designer Fredrik Thylander, previously of DICE where he worked on Battlefield and Mirror’s Edge, has spoken out about achievements and trophies, arguing that they “have been bad for gaming.”

Thylander, now working on The Division franchise at Ubisoft Massive, shared what he admits to be an “unpopular opinion” on Twitter. While at DICE prior to joining Massive, he was jointly responsible for creating the achievement list for popular free-running game Mirror’s Edge.

Have achievements been “bad for gaming?”

“Unpopular opinion: achievements/trophies have been bad for gaming,” Thylander states. “It narrows games down, it disrupts and diverts attention, and it eats resources that could have made the game better.” Interestingly, the Mirror’s Edge achievements could actually be cited as a good example of a list that actively helps and improves a game, adding significant longevity to what is otherwise a pretty short and simple solo adventure via additional challenges and objectives.

What do you make of Thylander’s take? Let us know!

We have collected RSS feeds from some of our favorite websites and given our customers full access! We know that you want to sit back and enjoy the post, article and gossip and you have the choice to either click here Source or continue with the article. Afterwards, feel free to search our site for related information or both!

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

      Leave a reply

      Defined Creations
      Logo
      Register New Account
      Compare items
      • Total (0)
      Compare
      0
      Shopping cart