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The Trouble with the Video Game Industry | Philosophy Tube

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  1. moocow1452
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    A little out of his wheelhouse, but a good primer in some of the market philosophy going on in the video game industry, and an exploration of why publishers market to paying customers for more...

    A little out of his wheelhouse, but a good primer in some of the market philosophy going on in the video game industry, and an exploration of why publishers market to paying customers for more rather than going after new customers.

    To be honest, I was kinda hoping for more at a look at Gaming Culture, gamergate, and the cult of personality issues around studios and franchises, but this is a video without politics. Also, a little bit uncritical of Jim (EDIT: as in there was a whole lot of smoke being blown up his ass), but that's just my take.

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  2. clone1
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    Definitely going to try to get my friends who are in to pc gaming to watch this. A lot of people dislike how the epic games is getting exclusives and this video does a really good job of...

    Definitely going to try to get my friends who are in to pc gaming to watch this. A lot of people dislike how the epic games is getting exclusives and this video does a really good job of explaining the underlying problem that epic is a symptom of.

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