Thursday, February 19, 2004

Do they have to be so mean about it? Here's a punch in the gut, courtesy of an Associated Press story about the academic examination of computer games as metaphor, and attempts to move gaming beyond "boy power fantasies" (I'm not making this up):

"Some in the industry, however, are not so sure that games will ever mature. They fear games could be a dead end like comic books -- valuable as a social phenomenon, but outside a select few titles like Art Spiegelman's Maus, not worth a great deal of individual study."