It might seem a bit indulgent to spill ink deconstructing a promotional video, but the six minute clip left us wondering what role Blizzard actually plays in the industry. Does their stability allow them the freedom to be trendsetters, or are they just as beholden to industry forces and ideology as any other developer?
Great article analyzing the game industry culture. Definitely read the whole thing.valkyrierisen)
There’s a lot to be said here about the labor of fans and the labor of love, of seeking out new talent versus being unable to fully become a stable environment that attracts mature talent, of fostering growth alongside creative and financial success.
There’s a lot to be said.