Casual games development “frowned on,” says Molyneux

By Patrick Garratt, Friday, 19 September 2008 12:13 GMT

Speaking to Shacknews, Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has said he believes casual games development is frowned upon in general.

“Twenty years ago we honestly thought that [large] percentages of the world’s population would be playing computer games. And it’s not, it’s fractions of the world’s population. And I think partly it’s because we keep making games for these two separate audiences,” he said.

“We make them for the core gamers here, the casual gamers here, and there’s a big great wall between them. If you develop games for casual gamers you’re just frowned on a bit.”

More through there. Thanks, CasualGaming.biz.

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