How Video Games Changed The World - C4 in Nov

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Re: How Video Games Changed The World - C4 in Nov

Postby JohnyHumf » Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:07 pm

Gibby wrote:The whole Twitter thing has lost Brooker some of my precious respect points.


Really? It's exactly like Brooker to do something like that, and what he says about gamification is right. There are people out there who put as much stock into the number of followers they have as gamers would into a k/d ratio for example. As a countdown of good games it's shit, as a commentary of how games have impacted the way we live it's a good point.

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Re: How Video Games Changed The World - C4 in Nov

Postby DjchunKfunK » Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:02 pm

Animalmother wrote:Really enjoyed that. Strange there was no mention of Half Life though, was a pretty big deal when it came out and it also spawned CS and Team Fortress.

Twitter is not a game, that bit was total pish.


Half Life wasn't in because it's a list about games that changed the world, so it's based on impact on the wider world, not the impact the game had on the industry. Same goes for Bioshock.
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