I will try to keep it really short I've been thinking about Blizzard's handling of information about Titan. It's not like Blizzard owes us anything in regards to this game, or do they? Blizzard themselves chose to reveal that they have this super secret title in development, which is going to "eclipse" WoW and they revealed that they had this game in development in 2007 (6 years ago now, think about it), now by all indications the heavy lifting on the game hasn't started until a few years ago and up until then the game had a skeleton crew working on it. Blizzard never shied away from making grandiose statements about their next big thing. Looking back at everything it's actually weird how much we heard about a game that we know nothing about and no-one actually forced Blizzard to say anything in the first place, I am also struggling to see the point in hyping up a game 10 years before it's release (you know this will happen ).
Whether it was intentional or not, by making statements about Titan, making "promises" and reminding us of it's existence constantly, Blizzard made fans invested in TItan and the promise of Titan as the next-gen mmo. Looking at it and the silence regarding the project now, lack of any communication on its status and you know if it will actually ever come out I find Blizzard behavior exploitative. There is something very cynical about the way Blizzard handled Titan that ticks me the wrong way.
Blizzard, I do not need you to tell me what the game is about, I do not need you tell me the genre, setting, gameplay mechanics or price model, what I do need from you is some transparency and some updates on the status of the game. Ultimately, you let the genie out of the bottle years ago, 6 years ago to be specific. If you never wanted people to talk about this game or care about it, you shouldn't have said anything (and you said a lot over the years to keep the hype train going). This whole situation is exactly why so many people dislike and criticize Blizzard, we know that you guys are completely dysfunctional, your management is not very good and your communication is terrible and you still manage to make some of the best games of all time but WoW came out 8 years ago now and there was enough time to restructure the company and get used to transforming from a small developer into the biggest developer in the world.
All I am feeling towards Titan these days is bitterness and hurt. I very much hope that Blizzard makes changes to their ridiculous policies regarding this game.