Follow the links below to read up on what is being said about using middleware in game development.
IGDA panel talks middleware
In the September issue of Game Developer Magazine, the article "Closer to Evolving - Trends in Programming" talks about a more recent trend where "development of a game seems to be more heavily driven by the creation of content." Pick up a physical copy or buy a digital copy of the magazine at https://store.cmpgame.com/product.php?id=1807 .
The Rise of Middleware 2.0
"I think this generation of consoles can be summed up by the phrase 'tools matter'," says Freescale's Roger Edgar. "Being cross-console will be a key to winning the hearts of developers. If you make the developer's life easier and you can reduce the cost of production you will go a long way." Read the full article at http://www.emergent.net/index.php/homepage/in-the-news-develop .
Acacia Research Group
Interactive Entertainment Industry Report