Pardo: A Blizzard console game could “dominate”

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 17 August 2009 08:06 GMT


Blizzard design boss Rob Pardo has said that should the company ever decide to enter the console space, he’d be looking at the same sort of leadership Blizzard games have achieved on PC.

” If we wanted to make a good console game, I’d hope that we could dominate there too,” he said, speaking at Blizzard’s HQ in California last month.

Don’t hold your breath though, console fans.

“No, not today,” Pardo said when asked if Blizzard has plans to create console games.

“It’s something that we always think about, because we’re all big console gamers.

“I play tons of console games, and I would love to make a console game, but we really try to come up with games that we really want to make, and then try to find out if it makes any sense to put them on console versus PC.”

And it clearly doesn’t.

Pardo was talking at a StarCraft II single-player event. Impressions here, Rob Pardo interview here, Campaign screens here.

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