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2. Re: etc., etc. Jul 25, 2013, 03:37 Raptor
 
I love how this question/answer describes todays industry so well:
JHS: Do you think a game that focuses more on stealth and less on shooting, with a female protagonist, would still be made today?

Maybe as an indie game. The tricky part is that doing it today would probably cost too much for a small, independent studio because the quality bar for shooters is so high. Meanwhile, a larger company would probably balk at risking even a modest shooter-sized budget on a concept like NOLF. And rightfully so. The premise isnít a slam dunk from a marketability perspective.

And this is why we don't have interesting games anymore! Games cost so much that you have to play it super safe or go indie.
 
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