Newsgames on the NYT

by Darius Kazemi on May 25, 2007

in culture,serious_games

Just learned something really cool, via Grand Text Auto. Ian Bogost and the crew over at Persuasive Games put together a game that demonstrates an opinion on current events through its gameplay. Okay, so that’s actually nothing new, they’ve been doing that for a long time. But the cool part is that it’s appearing on the New York Times opinion page (web edition). The time has come where you can submit a game as an opinion piece to a major newspaper. How cool is that?


Patrick May 25, 2007 at 9:12 pm

Gotta take this is a slight grain of salt, this is a specific deal between persuasive and NYTimes, they’re not opening up as a portal. However, a great precedent.

Cristian Mancilla Mardel May 26, 2007 at 3:58 am

That’s really an amazing and satisfying new. The space of videogames at the present world is growing up, I believe, because the generation that like them (and played them along their whole life) is growing up too.
Well, I believe a lot of things, so…

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