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What Should A Video Game Do?

Harold Goldberg writing for the NY Times on UbiSoft's upcoming release of Watch Dogs:

“A great game should remind people that they are human beings,” he said, “not just players.”

Video games have come along way since the Atari days, especially in terms of story, special effects, and cinematography. The best games I've ever played do wrestle with ethics and morals within the story. BioShock: Infinite stands as one of the best games I've ever played that actually deals with morals, ethics, and philosophy.