“How often do average Americans get to really engage their imaginations?”
“This Christian Facebook game has become a kind of series of bumper stickers, automatically slapped on the back of your car anytime you do anything remotely noteworthy.”
“My incredibly frustrating experience with Shadow illustrates how risky it is to put an interactive piece of art in the hands of players whose experiences can dramatically vary.”
“I know I will never save the world but I am reminded that my small actions and attempts at making a difference matter.”
“This serves as testimony to the unique play experiences games can provide us when we play together. Playing with my wife was less a competition and more a lesson in patience, kindness, and self-control.”
“This moment in Arkham City gives me hope because it was a moment of truth. A moment when the world worked as it should and my determination to save it was tested.”
Perhaps the #1 rule of approaching a game rightly is as follows: take it seriously, but keep your perspective.
“The best games give us a sense that we are making our own story and our place in that story is absolutely essential.”