Square Enix refuses to pay for stock photos

Discussion in 'NMA News and Information' started by Dragula, Dec 14, 2022.

  1. Dragula

    Dragula Stormtrooper oTO Orderite

    Nov 6, 2008
    The Crisis Core remaster just released and as noted by Kotaku, has the gettyimage logo watermarked on paintings in the game.

     
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  2. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    Must be one of those parallel developing societies like in the original Star Trek.
     
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  3. TorontoReign

    TorontoReign ⛧卐⛧ Staff Member Moderator [REDACTED]

    Apr 1, 2005
    Those crazy asians.
     
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  4. Eumesmopo

    Eumesmopo Learned to love the bomb

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    Dec 6, 2012
    Damn they could have at least photoshopped it out. The texture artists must have been overworked as shit or just trolling on purpose.
     
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  5. Dragula

    Dragula Stormtrooper oTO Orderite

    Nov 6, 2008
    Right?! I mean how lazy are game devs nowdays?! I found it hilarious though. No QA whatsoever.
     
  6. Jabberwok

    Jabberwok Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

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    Jun 7, 2008
    Didn't expect to see a story about Final Fantasy on this site. ;D Is Crisis Core post-apocalyptic? I mean, for all I know, it might be. And seriously though, I will read any kind of RPG news here, it doesn't matter. Just curious.
     
  7. eissa

    eissa Artanis "Altáriel" Nerwen Nos Finwe

    Jan 7, 2016
    LMAO

    ROFL
     
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  8. Dragula

    Dragula Stormtrooper oTO Orderite

    Nov 6, 2008
    It was funny. That's the only criteria I had to post it.
     
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  9. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    This is not the first time something like this happened, developers copying and pasting assets from other sources.
    But this happening under Square-Enix is surprising unless I have missed on earlier articles reporting similar behavior.
    Could this be an indication how much the company is willing to invest in this project? Or just some developers who wanted to finish some background object quick and cheap?
     
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  10. JunjiItosGio

    JunjiItosGio Look, Ma! Two Heads!

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    Oct 29, 2020
    It’s called Getty-images because you’re supposed to Getty the images. :lol:
     
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  11. Kilus

    Kilus Not Australian Orderite

    May 3, 2003
    Good on them, they have my full support.
     
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  12. william dempsey

    william dempsey Veteran of the psychic wars. [REDACTED]

    Jan 23, 2022
    I don't Getty that.
     
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  13. Risewild

    Risewild Antediluvian as Feck
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    Jun 14, 2014
    :lmao:
     
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  14. eissa

    eissa Artanis "Altáriel" Nerwen Nos Finwe

    Jan 7, 2016
    It's Betty but with "G".
     
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  15. Verevoof

    Verevoof Cryptid oTO Orderite Board Cop oTO [REDACTED]

    Jul 12, 2009
    Maybe they thought the watermark was part of the original artwork.
     
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  16. Risewild

    Risewild Antediluvian as Feck
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    Jun 14, 2014
    This is how much "remaster" developers care about the originals.

    They just put the least amount of effort and work into the remasters and then sell these abominations and people gobble them up. I don't think I ever saw a proper/quality remaster ever made.

    I do mean remasters, not remakes, since a remake has a lot of "creative freedom" to totally mess up the game, so it becomes an abomination that usually has nothing to do with the originals anymore. Not saying that some remakes aren't good or fun games, just saying that they usually are very different games than the originals, but that is why they are remakes and not remasters.
     
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  17. Jabberwok

    Jabberwok Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

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    Jun 7, 2008
    Now I'm curious if there is a remake you think was good, and what it was. This isn't rhetorical, just wondering.
     
  18. Risewild

    Risewild Antediluvian as Feck
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    Jun 14, 2014
    I never played it, but some friends told me that some Resident Evil Remake was good or something.
     
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  19. Kilus

    Kilus Not Australian Orderite

    May 3, 2003
    They were talking about the Netflix TV show remake.