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Spector: We need to drive down game prices

Warren Spector, designer of Deus Ex and head of Disney's Junction Point Studios, has said that for the industry to grow it needs to drive down the price of videogames.

The prices attached to traditional blockbuster games are a major barrier to entry for new consumers, said Spector, and the industry has been over-charging for product for too long.

"We need to get our price point down because we've been in competition with other media for years, it's nothing new," said Spector last week during the Game Developers Conference. "We've been a niche medium that over-charges for its product and therefore generates a lot of revenue which makes us a little bigger than Hollywood, which is crazy."

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