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Submitted by awesomeoutof 580d ago | opinion piece

Child’s Play: Interacting with kid-shaped pixels

David Chandler looks at depictions of children in video games, and admits that they are too often annoying or burdensome. He argues that, though games often fall prey to lazy, simple characterizations of children, there do exist "games that explore what it means to interact either with children or as a child in order to build emotional connections to players with worthwhile results." (Dev)

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