Upgraded Thinking: Video Games as Art

Upgraded Thinking: Video Games as Art

It's a tricky question that seems to creep up every once and a while, especially after a new triple-a title hits the shelves, or a new popular shooter is released, and draws the question of critical acclaim or censorship of the media to the public's eye. With the release of Naughty Dog's The Last of Us, I've seen this question be resurrected once more, though for the first time in a long time in a positive light.
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Turns out the real plot for Revenge of the Nerds was the assimilation of the masses into their collective. Not unlike what the Borg would have done.

Turns out the real plot for Revenge of the Nerds was the assimilation of the masses into their collective. Not unlike what the Borg would have done.

The seventies and eighties weren't such a good time to be a nerd. It was an era when soldiers, jocks, and corporate men ruled the world, and D&D players weren't likely to get the girl. As the decades went by, the dynamic changed enough that Jocks were hiding inside on sunny days playing video games (even if it was Madden NFL) and the Nerds made it outside long enough to notice that having a tan ain't that bad.However you want to put it, things have changed enough that it isn't such a black spot on your rep to admit that you're into stuff that once would have gotten your underwear run up the flagpole.
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