Gamespy had the opportunity
to discuss the closing of Troika with
Leonard Boyarsky. He talks about
projects that were in the works, support with Bloodlines..the
Troika has been around for several years, and had three good titles
under its belt. Why do you think you weren't able to secure funding for
your next project?
Boyarsky: I'm not sure, you'd have to ask the publishers. If I had to
guess, I'd say it's because triple A titles are costing more and more
to make, and people are looking for titles that will appeal to a more
mainstream audience than ours have traditionally. In plain English, our
games just didn't sell enough units.
I guess there's no room for innovation anymore.
You've gotta conform...market to the peons, the worthless masses who
wouldn't know a great game if it broke down their front door and shot
their dog. Troika had potential, probably the most potential I've
seen from a game developer in a long time. The man brought 'em
down, though. I just hope everything works out in the end for