“I Don’t Have Time For Video Games” and Other Lies That Non-Gamers Tell

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I Thought Keeping My Kids Away From Mature Gaming Content Would Be Easy. I Was Wrong.

I have only been a parent for about three years now, which means I got to spend three whole decades playing video games without having to worry about their content.  Continue reading “I Thought Keeping My Kids Away From Mature Gaming Content Would Be Easy. I Was Wrong.”

Games Where I Create My Own Character Are Actually LESS Immersive Than Those With Pre-Made Heroes

One of the things that is supposed to set video games apart from other forms of media, movies in particular, is that they allow us to actually inhabit the characters we are playing. Continue reading “Games Where I Create My Own Character Are Actually LESS Immersive Than Those With Pre-Made Heroes”

Would Gaming Be Better Off Without Licensed Games at All, Even Good Ones?

I actually don’t have a problem with (good) licensed games, just so we’re clear here. As a matter of fact, one could argue that overall, licensed games are the best they’ve ever been in the last few years Continue reading “Would Gaming Be Better Off Without Licensed Games at All, Even Good Ones?”