Popularity is Killing the Video Game Industry

Have you ever heard the term "Call of Duty clone"? How about "Gears of War clone"? If you dabble in both first- and third-person titles, then you will have heard one of those phrases at some point. They perfectly illustrate exactly what is wrong with the gaming industry: immensely popular games become staples of their genre, which generates unfair comparisons and bad game design as a result.

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uth111451d ago

This is why Indie games are important. They can take risks, and if successful can change whole genres or create new ones.

SwamiOnTheMountain1448d ago

Might as well say the Starbucks is ruining the coffee industry.