This is where we are. And it’s a really weird.

The games industry has had a see saw year. Studios closures. The rise of indie development. Failure on big titles. Success on small titles. All the classical rules of “how it works” in this business are in flux. The GFC has done wonders for throwing consumers into chaos. And it’s really hitting the way the industry makes product.

For me nothing sums this up more than what appeared in my twitter feed this morning. On the same day as LA Noir drops a very impressive trailer, a never heard of bunch of students drop Octodad.

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