a place like naughty dog isn’t really the problem, and they make different games compared to this. they have well written games (kal might disagree but he is a hater lol)
not every game is going to be a masterclass in writing and storytelling like DE apparently is (i bought it, just need some time to play it).
the problem is there are so many games with half assed writing. those devs need to pick it up, not ND really (of course there is always room for improvement, not saying they are perfect).
but i do agree with the failure thing. almost all games make i