Friday, December 27, 2013

At Last: a "Meaningful" Discussion Concerning Violence in Video Games

In his recently published NY Times Games Theory article, Kirk Hamilton gets it right. I applaud the effort to make a meaningful and honest appraisal of the usually gratuitous and vapid violence that is the meat and potatoes of much of the console gaming industry.

To quote Kirk Hamilton:
“Boring” ... that’s exactly how I felt about so much of the shooting, maiming and torturing in the video games of 2013."

I couldn't agree more.

Game Theory: Exploring Meaningful Violence                    
By Kirk Hamilton, Published on  December 27, 2013, 8:01 am

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