The Dying Art of Boredom in Game Design: The Toll of Monetization on Creativity
Too Long; Didn't ReadThe gaming industry's rapid growth has led to a focus on monetization over creativity, resulting in a plethora of sequels, remakes, and monetization strategies. Gamers lament the decline in imaginative game design. The industry's pursuit of profit has shifted game development towards microtransactions and loot boxes, undermining the core essence of gaming. The challenge lies in striking a balance between financial needs and preserving creativity.