During the GDC this year there was a small controversy over something Chris Hecker said during a rant session about the Nintendo Wii. It was mentioned on a lot of blogs back then, but I didn’t feel I could really add anything sensible to it, and it was all a bit silly to begin with. Anyone who considers Mr. Hecker as primarily an Electronic Arts employee doesn’t know enough about the games industry. Even though, yes, he is an Electronic Arts employee, and what happened was not really surprising. I wouldn’t have said what he said, but then that’s probably why I don’t get called up there to rant.
Anyway, for those who missed it in March: I found Kim Pallister’s blog post to be the most reasonable summary of and commentary on the subject.