Imagine if Christopher Nolan walked into the office of Geoff Warner and told him the next movie he wanted to make was ‘The Dark Knight On Rollerskates’. He’d be laughed out of the office. There’s a formula for making a movie blockbuster.
Games are different. In the world of games, it’s entirely possible for someone to walk into an important person’s office, pitch ‘Batman on rollerskates’ and walk out with a signed contract. Gotham City Impostors is the result this pitch.