Deep, parts of the game industry are still dying thoughts

Mario Kart DS still costs $35 and is seemingly locked into gaming’s top 10 for-ev-er. Grand Theft Auto IV, all $100 million of it, is bargain bin fare at about $30. Meanwhile, developers continue to close at record pace. And no, it’s not the economy, stupid. Good for Nintendo, but troubling for gaming.

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