Fixing “Videogames”

TechCrunch

Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blog What Games Are. You can follow him on Twitter here.

Videogames are taking over the world. Videogames are bigger than movies, books, music, cars, mobile phones and sandwiches. Videogames are diverse, wonderful, causes for celebration. Videogames are art. Videogames are the tipping point of a 21st century revolution. Videogames aren’t some corner obsessive activity on the fringes of culture. Videogames make all the money. Videogames are going to win.

So they tell me. So I’ve told you on many occasions. It’s not just a matter of conjecture or wishes for the future. There are numerous examples of super successful games. There are games that make more money than the national economies of small countries. There are games that manage to elicit that thaumatic experience which the medium is uniquely able to…

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