Y'know how you read something and you think it's a joke, and then you realize it's not supposed to be a joke?
I'm on Twitter and @maximuspaynicus tweets: *blink, blink* Homeboy done lost his goddamned mind... http://bit.ly/ckPXJz (via @georgeb3dr)
So, I click and the IGN headline reads: Activision 'Likely' To Sell Game Cutscene Movies
Pause for a sec with me and think about that..
I'll admit, the SCII stuff looks good. Heck, so does the WoW stuff. But the acting leaves something to be desired and...they do range a bit to the over dramatic, y'know?
So, okay. He wants to release them. I'm thinking, okay, they're gonna let you DL them from iTunes for a couple bucks a pop or directly from your BattleNet account. Make it easier to see them without questing or searching YouTube.
According to the article, "Kotick said StarCraft II's in-game cinematics are so good that the publisher could edit them into one film and distribute it to fans digitally".
For $20 - $30 bucks a pop.
Bobby Kotick thinks gamers are willing to blow more on Blizz cut scenes than most of the items on Amazon's "Coming Soon" DVD's, Blu-Rays & DVD box sets?
Someone get the man his meds. Please?