Thats easy to answer, of course they aren't in it only for the money, but the question gets much harder when you get into how much % of a shit they care about their customers and how much % of a shit they give about feeding their families.How much do you believe game company's are only in it for your $$$?
Bethy studios--and Obsidian for NV--used the same engines for Oblivion, Skyrim, and Fallout 3, which is why there's the similarities. I don't think they're just pumping them out though, seeing how much time they put into each one.Caleco said:How about Bethesda? it seems like all their games are really good but very similar. Do you think their just pumping them out?
I clicked on this mostly to say point 1. As to point 2, this is true, but that doesn't mean they need to be the monetary obsessed fiends we've seen of late.Scrumpmonkey said:1. There is a big distinction between the people who make the games; The Developers and the people who market and mostly fund the game; The Publishers.
2. Gaming is a business and so $$$ are a necessity for any kind of creative content.
I see your point and raise you a Remedy [http://www.remedygames.com/]. They are another developer I'd say is in gaming to make good games.Mikeyfell said:Valve is pretty much the only company that makes great games because they want to make great games, instead of for the money.
You're asking an all-or-nothing question with no middle ground. Therefore, the answer is Up-Diagonal-3.Caleco said:Here's an honest question: do you believe game company's actually have a love for gaming and perfecting games or just want to see how many dollars they can syphon from your wallet?