Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:
Bend, OR 04/29

Regularly scheduled events

Op Ed

The Daily Beast - Gamers Want to Game: Video Games Arenít Blockbuster Movies. Thanks Matthew.
People who make and play video games need to realize that movies arenít their competition. TV and film are competition for each other, but anyone who wants to play a game doesnít want to do either of those things. Every medium is at it best when itís doing something no other medium can do. TV shows are at their best when they tell a massive story over dozens of hours and really flesh out their characters and their world. Films are at their best when they can compact a story down to its essentials.

Video games are best when they allow a player to experience something new or interact with another world in a meaningful way.

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


 

  
   Current Headlines
Alien Isolation Sequel Rumored
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Multiplayer Delayed
Outlast 2 Released
Sniper Elite 4: Deathstorm Part 2: Infiltration Released
Dawn of Andromeda Next Week
Morning Patches
Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
Gatherings & Competitions
Morning Previews
Morning Consolidation
Morning Mobilization
Morning Metaverse
Morning Tech Bits
Morning Safety Dance
Game Reviews
Hardware Reviews
etc.
Out of the Blue
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Released
Overwatch "Non-Standard" Map Plans
  

 



footer

Blue's News logo