Negative Gamer offers up the opinion that "innovation" in gaming isn't what it should be.|
Gone are the days of fresh, yet simple ideas. In this day and age games are created with a very formulaic style. Does it play well? Better add some multiplayer. Is it too short? I don?t care what you need to do, make it last five more hours. There?s a critical problem with popular, mainstream video games that isn?t as large with other mediums; they are expensive to make and require a lot of time and effort put in to create something masterful.I have to agree - I've seen a lot of games, even a lot of sequels (looking at you, Super Smash Bros. series) wherein the "innovation" of titles became change for change's sake, and utterly destroyed game balance and playability in the process.
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