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Let the games begin

Video games are evolving rapidly, but it’s survival of the fittest in the industry as many producers fail to understand what gamers want, writes Alex Meehan.

17th February, 2007

Gamers are a demanding lot. They know what they want, and what they don’t. When the average video game punter puts a newly-purchased CD in their console and wraps their sweaty hands around the controller, they expect to see a variety of things.

They expect state-of-the-art graphics and fully immersive gameplay that hooks them from the outset. They want to hear catchy and atmospheric music. Most importantly, they want to be able to...

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