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[GI]Capcom warns developers: sell-out and you'll get buried

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Adam Boyes, business development director for Capcom USA, has warned independent developers that if they don't stick to their original ideas when pitching a project to a publisher, they will soon go out of business.

Boyes said that an independent needs to be strong in a pitch, and argue its point well if a publisher decides to pick apart the developer's ideas.

"Don't bow down and say "yes master, whatever you want." Look to all the big guys out there – BioWare, Insomniac, all these huge developers – they didn't get there by doing any old project that came their way," said Boyes, in an exclusive interview published today.
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post #2 of 7
:cough: DICE
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post #3 of 7
ahah. true dat.
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post #4 of 7
It's not as easy as that because they might tell you **** then.
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post #5 of 7
Every studio starts out small. If you have the drive and skill, then any team can grow into a much loved developer. If everyone sells out, (EA's wet dream) then there will only be a few big studios.
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Basically what Capcom is saying is stop making craptastic games I guess? Thats good though that they realize VGs are in the crapper right now.
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Original link didn't work for me.

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