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The Truth about games, apparently

JC Barnett is the nom de plume of a video games developer working and living in Japan:

"Let's face it, television never lies. That is just one of those facts. And television, as well as other media, teaches us a lot about video games and video game development."

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Tacki3388d ago (Edited 3388d ago )

I'll add some...

Six-axis control has been around since the dawn of gaming and every title requires you to tilt the controller coupled with leaning your entire upper body in different directions while feverishly mashing buttons. You will always go through an intense series of facial expressions while all of this is going on and your tongue will hang outside of your mouth approximately 50% of the time.

No need to pause your game. If distracted by another person, simply stop using the controller altogether. Generic sound effects will continue to play but you will never lose or die. Once the distraction has passed, simply resume the above.

Bangladesh3388d ago

Entertaining read, in the 80's that was pretty much exactly how video games were depicted on tv. What is bad is I imagine this is similar to how the dinosaurs in the government still view gaming.

Rourker3387d ago

funniest book I ever read. completely unrealistic about how video games are made, but funny as hell.

P.S. I want the show to come back it was great. although if your outside of Canada you probably don't know what I'm talking about, but the picture is from the show Jpod, based of the book by Douglas Coupland.