David Jaffe, ex-director of God of War, has told Shaba Games, the firm behind upcoming Spider-Man game, Web of Shadows, to add variety to the title’s missions. As you do.
Speaking on his blog, Jaffe asked for developer to ditch the “open sandbox” system, saying that the variations of the basic mission types on offer were “pretty dull”, broken up only by the occasional boss battle or unique mission.
In an accurate piece of criticism about the recent games, he opined that Spider-Man should be all about the powers, and that Shaba should concentrate more on the story and characters.
The full blog entry can be read here.