Friday, May 27, 2011

Why did America invent the First Person Shooter video game?

Interesting discussion of cultural influences in the development of video game tropes.

Via #2 Son.


bluesun said...

I think he summed it up pretty darn good. No biases or anything.

TheUnpaidBill said...

This could be a TED talk.

Watching it made me want to fire up an FPS and start mulching, but I really suck at them. :D

ASM826 said...

Okay, so I'm going to play CoD. Tomorrow I'm going to the range.

AnarchAngel said...

In general, the content from "the escapist" is excellent.

I especially like MovieBob (a fellow MAssachusetts native), Yahtzee, and the Extra Credits crew.