Originally Posted by DoctorNarrative
It's more about mainstream gamers than console gamers. As Feargus says here he wouldn't necessarily make a PC exclusive RPG the same as he did 15 years ago either.
As the audience grows for games they will by necessity be made for larger audiences. Mainstream and less hardcore gamers want a more streamlined and accessible experience. Those of us who want something more complex are a minority. Minorities cannot expect to be treated like majorities, it's irrational.