A lot of people are saying that gaming needs to "grow up". Jade Raymond said it. Some guy who wrote an article for a videogame blog said it. A taco meat-colored guy who shops at my local Gamestop said it. Everyone is saying it. Therefore, it's a thing.
To all of these folks demanding that the world of gaming to bend to their will, may I direct your eyeballs towards exhibit A.
"One of the things I see that's different [about the industry today] is that our audience expects perfection. Before, there were only, say, two million people playing games - they were real fans and they were playing every game. The... Read Post
Jade Raymond is currently head of Ubisoft's Toronto studio, which is hard at work on the next Splinter Cell game. And yet, while she clearly enjoys games as a blockbuster spectacle, Raymond wants games to strive to be more. More » Read Post