“I think they (publishers) are going have to (change the way they interact with players) because the world is changing and small developers are getting these personal relationships with their fans and people that play the games, and I think the really big publishers need to embrace that or they’re really gonna miss this whole kind of revolution that’s happening right now,” Gilbert said.
The man speaks the truth. The Indie developer movement for games has started to pick up more and more speed thanks to the growing casual market. Hell, I remember when blizzard saw their community as more than a commodity.
You can view the interview here; http://www.gamefront.com/double-fine-to-big-publishers-embrace-change-or-miss-the-revolution/