Gamasutra highlights choice quotes from game industry figures from the past week, including GameStop's Paul Raines, Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski, industry veteran Mark Cerny, and many others.
In our original and exclusive interviews, analysis, and feature pieces over the past week, a wide variety of developers, publishers, and indies shared their thoughts on Electronic Arts' lawsuit against Zynga, "Captain Ahab" developers, and how we define games.
This Week's Noteworthy Game Industry Quotes
"The knowledge of how [the pre-owned] model helps drive sales really resides at the publisher level. We have not been successful in communicating to developers how this business really helps."
"A lot of people look at those games with nostalgia, but they don't really identify the fact that those games never actually stopped being fun. These games aren't outdated. The game mechanics aren't outdated. People just stopped [making them]."
"When I was localizing My Weight Loss Coach for the DS, a product manager in Belgium raised a flag about the use of the word 'pedometer' because there had just been a lot of pedophilia cases in Belgium, and it was felt the word was too close, so we replaced it with another word."