- It is no secret that the consumers of gaming have been consumed, for lack of better words by numbers and sales in this generation of consoles.
The developers; dealing with deadlines, pre-game jitters, and language hang-ups aren't enough. With recent cuts developing companies have to fear for there jobs amidst this recession.
It was said numerous times pre-recession that the video game sector would ensure and withstand economic turmoil. And the consumers as well as the investors actually believed it.
I, for example, purchased numerous shares of stock in the gaming sector early 2007. And I will assure you that the financial burn was felt equally, and diversification has become a life lesson when it comes to my investments.
As we all know, the negatives all roll downhill, so eventually the cuts of manning we're bound to happen in the sector of gaming. And with less manning and a daily decline in revenue, creativity is bound to dissipate as well.
Wedbush Morgan's Michael Pachter
told Kotaku, "It's sad that it's easier to sell an Iron Man game or a 50 Cent game with the right license and it's hard to create a new Dead Space."
He further states in the conversation, ""I think you're going to see moving forward one new game a year from...