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Kotick: Bungie is the last high quality indie dev left

11:00 PM on 09.20.2010 // Jim Sterling
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WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has said some outrageous things in his time -- ranging from stupid to downright evil -- but this comment, in which he essentially discredits Valve, Epic, The Behemoth, Gearbox, Ninja Theory, Gaijin Games, Jon Blow, and basically every other indie developer on the planet, takes the prize. Kotick has called Bungie the "last high quality independent developer" in the world. 

"They're probably the last remaining high quality independent developer," he says. "It's very hard to [pauses]... that has sort of has institutional skills and capabilities. And they're a real company. "

Wow. 

I guess we better tell everybody to stop playing Minecraft, right? Why bother when we have the Halo developer to fly the indie flag?

Bobby Kotick insults every indie developer on the planet... except Bungie [CVG]




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