Why video game makers keep making the same games over and over

“The game industry is like any other entertainment industry, it’s a hit-driven business” Shuhei Yoshida says. He’s the president of Sony Computer Entertainment’s World Wide Studio, which a long title for saying he’s responsible for all the games coming out of PlayStation. 

But, what does being a “hit-driven business” even mean. Essentially, it means that the success of a few blockbuster titles will fund its entire content lineup. 

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