Game Developers Stick to the Classics

GamingDead: "Do you like Mario? What about Link? Tony Hawk? I hope the answer to all is "a lot," because you're going to be stuck with them for a while.

With the economic recession we're in, game companies don't want to take risks. They simply can't eat the cost of a failed game, and they're willing to stick with tried-and-true methods to turn a profit, even though they know they probably won't have a smash hit on their hands. I can't say I blame them, either. People tend to wax nostalgic when times get tough."

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sloth33953327d ago

Without Characters like Mario and Link you wouldn't have your Master Chiefs, Kratos, Ratchet and Clanks, and so on so people need to stop complaining

gumgum993327d ago

As long as innovation continues to thrive along our favorite franchises, then I have no problem with it.