This Generation Will Never Be Finished, Even When It Is

GameFront: I have a bit of a problem with developers and publishers who suggest that everything we could do on current consoles have been done already. Recently, Crytek suggest that this generation had been pushed to its limits, and before that Yves Guillemot of Ubisoft suggested the industry had actually been punished by consoles with long lifespans, arguing that creativity has been stunted as a result of waiting for new systems. To me, these assertions are criminally ignorant of the full scope of creativity in this industry, suggesting that raw horsepower is the only way to innovative and bring new experiences to consumers. It’s an assertion that is, ironically, creatively bankrupt in and of itself — an attitude that stems from single-mindedness and an inability to find new ways around old obstacles.

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