Editorial: Paying the Price

Is having the latest and greatest technology the best thing for industry? Josh Valone provides an editorial on Advanced Media Network to discuss that question:

"Sony and Microsoft aren't the only ones feeling the crunch, though; developers are having a much harder time acclimating themselves to the new hardware architecture and as a result gamers are forced to wait through delays for titles like Grand Theft Auto IV. With hardware cycles being so short, it's possible the PS3 and 360 won't even come close to being fully utilized before they're replaced thanks to the longer development cycles."

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DrRage774094d ago

i started reading this article out of curiosity from the title, and actually found it to be quite well-written...good reading and pretty good views on the current status of the gaming consoles

alaaji4093d ago

That editorial was written very well. I agree with the author about the "arms race" in gaming consoles. It doesn't have to be that way and they (the companies) don't always have to sacrifice profit just for the sake of having the best technology.

ATLRoAcH4094d ago

The game developers will get this happens with all new technology.