SaturnineTenshi wrote:stealth20k wrote:SaturnineTenshi wrote:And yes, there is the valid power isn't everything argument. Though technological advancement is something that should be pushed for, not avoided.
pushed for until costs become so outrageous the industry is in serious jeopardy of dissapearing and then you just have to stop
Nothing is in serious jeopardy of disappearing. Hold on while I go wrestle the aliens sitting outside your window into submission. Current-generation platforms are very far behind current technology. And the severe cost of manufacturing "AAA" titles has little to do with the hardware. New hardware would make it easier for companies to meet current graphical demands instead of trying to weasel what they can out of hardware.
I suppose we should stop all technological progression in fear of the Earth's rotation coming to a halt.
If you read some of the game industry financials I did, you might not be so sure and you might not be so confident............
when we are all playing games on smart devices and portables, youll see