"Hands up if you believe games are for children. Hands up if you think games are mindless wastes of time. Hands up if you think video games are dangerous and will create more criminals. Did you put your hand up?
The fact is that, like any new form of media, gaming and the culture surrounding technology has long been stigmatized: "Games are for nerds." "Games are dangerous." "Only children play games." "Games are pointless and will fry your brain." Are the most commonly regurgitated ideas you might hear on a regular basis from the average observer. The truth is that none of these common beliefs about games are real..."