This gameplayer article examines whether gaming has started to become too serious and explores whether the fun we have all been chasing is being wiped out of the industry.
"Which brings us to today's action games. Their feature sets are either anemic or bloated. Their generic metal and so-cal punk stings the ears. They inspire fanatical online biffo regarding the strengths and weaknesses of each of the console contenders. They reek of unoriginality. But worst of all, they're all rendered in poop-like shades of grey and brown. Why so serious? Aren't games supposed to be about having fun?"