Cliff Bleszinski, the out-spoken creator of Epic Games’ Gears of War franchise, has stated his belief that only ‘Triple-A’ and indie games have a chance at success in the videogame market today.
“I’m going to go on the record and say that I believe the middle class game is dead,” Bleszinski said when speaking to fellow developers at GDC. “It needs to either be either an event movie – day one, company field trip, [Battle: Los Angles], we’re there. Avatar – we’re there. The Other Guys starring Will Ferrell and Marky Mark? Nah, I’ll f****** rent that, I don’t really care, right?”
“Or it has to be an indie firm. Black Swan – I’ll go and see that. I’ll go to The Rialto or I’ll go to the triple-A Imax movie. The middle one is just gone, and I think the same thing has happened to games.”
Just for the record… The Other Guys topped both the US and UK box office charts upon release last year.
 

Paul Younger
Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Founder of the world's first gaming cafe and Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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