Even as a culture of independent publishing explodes beneath it, the big business of video games is increasingly dominated by massively-capitalized blockbusters. Nick Wingfield, with the NYT: (Paywall)
Big video game makers, like their cousins in books and music, have scrambled in recent years to adapt to the digital technologies buffeting their business. Tens of millions of people now play games on smartphones and tablets, usually for a sliver of the cost of playing on a game console. But one part of the games business is thriving as never before: the blockbuster.
Just like the movies! And it's not just the scale: it's the taste.