I meant to post these earlier, but completely forgot. These are a couple articles about David Cage, the head developer of Quantic Dream, the developers of Indigo Prophecy, Heavy Rain, and the upcoming Beyond. He makes some really good points on how the industry should be and how publisher should be toward their development teams.
David Cage tells the Industry to "Grow up"
David Cage says "Sequels kill creativity"
Sony never asked for Heavy Rain 2
Fear not, my brothers! The next generation of gaming is upon us! Be glad! A reward for all your toil and all your sacrifices is upon us.
There are those who said this day would never come. What have they to say now?
(Yes, I ripped off a quote from Halo 2 and modified it to my own purposes. Sue me.)