Game designer Tim Schafer has posted on his blog that creative games will be made no matter how poorly they sell.
Basically, stop fretting.
Here’s the long and short of it:
“Unless it’s your money on the line, game sales don’t need to keep you up at night. The market and game executives do not dictate what games get made – they just dictate what gets made easily. They affect what can be made without a fight. As long as there are creative people out there willing to fight for ideas they care about, then there is nothing that the market or anyone else can do to stop them.”
Hit the link to read the full thing.