This week on Extra Punctuation, Yahtzee provides an answer to the question of what he thinks the next “big thing” in video games is — cozy games.

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In an industry as competitive as big money games, the search is always on for the next big thing. And I feel like we’re primed for a next big thing right about now. I’m prepared to say the Dark Souls era is winding down. I, for one, am certainly bored of that kind of thing. I tried Thymesia last week and it mainly just made me depressed. I’m ready for the industry to latch onto a new electrifying sea change in popular game design, now all we need is for one to come along.


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