The Escapist Magazine
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Myths and misconceptions swirl around the videogame industry in a cloud of misinformation. C. J. Davies breaks through that mist and shines light on a few common videogame myths.
Many believe that creative endeavors are an easy job, with tons of perks. Wendy Despain tells the truth about designing games. Hint: It's not fun.
The independent game scene seems to value those who make games quickly alone in their basement. Jason Della Rocca challenges whether the ideals of isolation and quick development are good for the industry.
Many people have claimed that videogaming has become as mainstream as movies. Ronald Meeus provides a reality check; we are not as mainstream as we like to think.