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Point / Counterpoint: Survival Horror Market Too Small, Says Dev; Oh No It Isn’t, Say Gamespot Comments

Point / Counterpoint: Survival Horror Market Too Small, Says Dev; Oh No It Isn’t, Say Gamespot Comments

Paraphrasing Resident Evil: Revelations Producer Masachika Kawata: The survival horror fanbase in the US / West is too small to justify a big development budget on a single title, which is why the Resident Evil series is heading in a mostly action-horror direction. Paraphrasing the Gamespot comments to this Gamasutra article as re-written by Gamespot: … Continue reading

Reading the MMO Tea Leaves for 2012

In previous years I’ve spent a lot of time reviewing and writing up a year’s worth of Massively.com / other MMO sites news articles. Although this is very useful from an information point of view (particularly the “oh, I’d forgotten about that” articles) it takes a very long time. So, this year I’m still doing … Continue reading

Reviewing My 2011 MMO Predictions

Time to see how right I was back when I wrote the following predictions about how things would turn MMO-wise in 2011. F2P titles continue to enter the market and other existing MMOs are likely to join them. Warhammer Online is a distinct possibility, as are titles in the position of Vanguard and Fallen Earth: … Continue reading