The Replay Value of History

Gamecyte writes: "Those who try to apply analysis to make predictions about an industry would do well to heed the advice of Sherlock Holmes, who himself took inspiration from Ecclesiastes. The study of the past, while it cannot of course predict the future, can allow one to pick cogent questions to guide an analysis.

In discussing the gaming industry, in the context of recent analyses, a number of trends have come under scrutiny. Despite a recent wealth of triple-A titles, there is still an undercurrent of customer dissatisfaction with what is perceived as a lack of imagination in game story lines, as well as a slow-down in platform innovation, both of which are exhibited in the constant crop of sudoku clones and cash-grab shovelware making up the bulk of today's selection."

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