Monday, December 31, 2007

Next-Gen Game Costs: A Burden on Development

According to BBC, an average PS3 game costs nearly $15 million to make - and that's before any marketing is done for the game. Not only is this bad news for gamers, as it almost ensures our store shelves will be stocked with sequel after buyer-recognizable sequel, but it's also bad for developers, who could go belly up after one unsuccessful title.To ensure that they are viable the developers must use advertisements to generate revenues. When effectively done the developers might earn because of advertisements, as pirated copies will also be counted in their data.

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