Video-Game Publishers See Another Blockbuster Year
By Priya Ganapati

“Spore has been hyped for years and years now,” says Kyle Orland, a blogger for games blog Joystiq.com.

“EA has a lot of franchises and is not going to fail if Spore doesn’t meet expectations,” he says. “Yet it will be watched very closely because it’s all about expectations in the industry.”

“With Little Big Planet, the idea was not to put big developer resources into it,” says Orland. “You are counting on the people playing it to make the game good and that’s a trend we could see more of in 2008.”

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