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Because it's two niche genres.
Well yeah, but you’d think that rather than scraping the bottom of the mainstream barrel they’d want to at least try a niche, unsaturated market.
I don't think you understand what mainstream means.
I don’t think you understand what it means to not be a pedantic cunt, but I love you anyways.
It's because... scraping the mainstream barrel will generate millions in profit, while niche genres will generate pocket change for big companies... or they might even lose money.
Absolutely, but when you’re a multibillion dollar industry, you can fucking afford to take a sparing risk, I think. It’s like Hollywood rehashing the same shit over and over. You can afford to try something fucking new, so DO IT.
But today gaming and movie industries are based on risk. If it's risky, they wont try it.
That is why most movies and games are just the same these days. They have to follow the formula.
It's the age of "not innovating"... It sucks.
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It's a lot safer to make 50 million reliably than risking loss for something that MIGHT get 75 million.
I value innovation over safety, but then I’m a journalist, not a business exec. I see the world in the optimistic terms of what we CAN do, not the pessimistic terms of what we POSSIBLY can’t.
Most people who appreciate artistic endeavors will enjoy someone trying something new. Multimillion dollar companies will not enjoy it so much.
“Hey, so uh, Jim, I have this really cool classic RPG about a serial killer going to Hell and having to break his way out.”
“Does it fit with the chart?”
“N-no, it’s a new idea.”
“Is it an FPS?”
“No, it’s an isometric RPG”
“Congratulations, you’ve earned a raise Rick!”
“No, pack your fucking bags and get out of my office!”