Every now and then, a person comes along who seems to shape an entire industry around them. Whether through sheer force of personality or a torrent of unique and powerful ideas, they leave their field an entirely different place from what it was when they first arrived. Gaming has encountered a wide array of these individuals throughout its history; developers who literally changed the face of video games.
The issue of developer entitlement – and abuse – goes a hell of a lot deeper than anything I’ve talked about before. As a matter of fact, there’s a whole laundry list of things game developers and publishers are doing which displays both a blatant lack of respect for the consumer and a deep, consuming greed.