Peter Molyneux has said 2009 doesn't have much in the way of greatness, at least compared to what '08 had in its war chest.
For 2008, writing for the BBC he says how Rockstar's GTA IV "was a real moment", how the Nintendo Wii "got even better" and how Sony's PS3 was "disappointing to say the least."
"Rockstar nailed how you characterise a game and their engine and cut sequences are state of the art," noted Molyneux on Niko Bellic's adventure.
"One of my personal favourites was Little Big Planet; superb artistry and a fantastic marketing job by Sony - yet it didn't make the numbers."
"Next year, well, it's all looking a bit dry," Lionhead's bossman continues. "All the triple A titles came out this Christmas and while there is stuff in 2010 we can look forward to, off the top of my head I cannot think of anything next year that really excites me."
, , , , , ... it's not all bad Mr Molyneux.
"Everyone says games are good value for home entertainment, despite the relatively high price. I'm not so sure. I think we're going to see a lot of price pressure put on games."
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