There's a basic principle about consumer electronics: it gets more powerful all the time and it gets cheaper all the time. that's true of all types of consumer electronics.
But any big change is more likely to result if there is a disruptive event such as new technologies or platforms that have a surprising effect on market share.
Sorry to say it, but an awful lot of us are not happy, and we're not sure why. We're bored and lonely. Too often we're popping Prozac. We want to interact and be entertained constantly.
Digital Chocolate has 60% of its developers in Finland where the sun never sets in the summer and there is nothing to do outside in the winter, so we are very productive!
As a result, we will continue to see more innovation on the Internet and on mobile phones than on consoles.
If you always wanted to wait for something better, you'd never buy anything, right?
It is very unfortunate that it is now very hard to innovate because of the cost-structure.
But we're fairly comfortable that our next generation hardware will blow everything those guys are doing out of the water!
We'll look at the japanese launch as a model and aspire to have things go as well as they did over there.
I'm not saying that more performance wouldn't be better - all these technologies are going to get better - that's the difference between first generation and second generation.
The only problem we've had is the amount of time it's taking people to develop titles.
is a new canvas for humanity that takes us back to our nature.
historic, a mass-market appliance that fundamentally changes society in the way the printing press did.
And initially, a lot of companies avoid trying to make a really radical new kind of title for a new system, because that would involve learning a new machine and learning how to make the new title at the same time.
Console game publishing has become more like theatrical release film-making and it is very hard if you are not one of the major publishers, and even for them it is hard unless they are working with major game brands.