IGN: Gamer Ego: How Good at Games Are You?

Unlike its creative antecedents, videogames are unique because people assume they require skill. While it's absurd to imagine someone being "good" at watching a movie or reading a book, videogames have a strong legacy of pride in accomplishment. "Can you beat the high score? Can you win the race? Can you complete this level?" said Tom Farrer, producer on Mirror's Edge at DICE. "Achievement is accomplishing something through skill and, often in games, is something that is measured and quantified."

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