In case you haven't noticed, the economy is currently in a state of major sucktitude. For many gamers, this means being more careful about which games and how many to buy. But what does it mean for your favorite developers and publishers? At DICE 2009, I asked some of the top minds in the business about the challenges they're facing in the current economic climate. On tap are Insomniac's Ted Price, Bethesda's Todd Howard, id's Todd Hollenshead, Raven's Brian Raffel, Gas Powered Games' Chris Taylor, Universal's Pete Wanat, Acclaim's Dave Perry, and the legendary Bruce Shelley.
Prepare for a somber look at the immediate future of game development and publishing.