Questionable Intelligence


Questionable Intelligence
The Truth Behind Square-Enix’s Creative Dampening Field

By The Manic Gamer - March 13th, 2009

Questionable Intelligence

Greetings listeners, er, readers… This is the Manic Gamer! In written form, no less. I would have preferred to deliver another spectacular radio broadcast to you loyal members of the gaming underground, but it seems the ever-sensitive city of Toronto is on full alert, cracking down on the type of offensive game-related anarchy that is disintegrating our culture, which I revel in bringing to you whenever possible. Delicious isn’t it? And since they haven’t caught on to my system of carrier pigeons quite yet, I have found the means to send thoroughly researched but hastily written notes that I’m sure someone at Toronto Thumbs will make semi-legible in time to publish.

And while I’ve got your attention let me pose the question that burns within me today, does anyone remember Chrono Trigger? I mean do you really remember? Do you remember how it brought together that “dream team” of talent from archrivals Square and Enix? And considering what resulted from that experiment, shouldn’t the merger of those two companies have since resulted in a gaming renaissance? But it hasn’t really worked out that way has it? And I for one, felt challenged to find out why.

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