What Telltale’s Death Says About Adventure Games

Eonjay57m ago

“This news is surprising to me and makes me feel a bit out of touch with the wants and needs of the market. Maybe I’m even more out of touch than I feel and games like these will fade away, but I can’t accept that yet. They’re just too good.”

The writer is conflating poor decisions at Taelltale game with the an entire genre. Companies that make games in every genre have been closed and it hasn’t spelled the end of those genre’s either. They may have defeated their own selves with inundation of content that exceeded what the market would buy from them, but a smaller company, that could pay an appropriate size of employees to make content that meet demand of the actual market would have been just fine.

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