In this article, the writer talks about video games appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and asks if video games have gone mainstream.
When video games are as much accepted as movies.
Are they not as accepted as movies?
Well not by the media IMO. Remember how the media went berserk over the Mw2 mission that had you play as a "terrorist" Edit: Not to mention Six Days in Fallujah Edit#2: @ Chuck yeah, you're right it's part of the general culture but I think it can be much bigger. Video games have a lot of potential because you're in control of the story and the ending can be different depending how you go through it(heavy rain).I don't know if that's just me. I just hate how much heat video games take from the media, that's about it lol.
well, just because the media doesn't like certain content in the material doesn't mean it isn't part of the general culture Edit: I mean even movies are controversial because of their material, but that doesn't mean movies aren't accepted as a genre.
Mario Bros 3 made more money then Jurassic park, and Nintendo and pac-man had cereal 20+ years ago. This is old news imho. Jimmy fallon just jumped on the badwagon.
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i am a little worried.... well really worried about this because people and especially kids and teens are more interested in video games, movies and internet and less on History. “Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.” “Education is the cheap defense of nations” “All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing.” -Edmund Burke
Jimmy Fallons show sucks. he is a terrible host. TRY to watch it when hes not talking about gaming
I record it on my DVR and skip through till the parts I want to watch so I don't have to waste a whole hour.
Yea, and since when is Jimmy Fallon mainstream? hes on the same time as the Magic Bullet, Miracle Juicer etc which are way more entertaining than his show
it's big but not as big as it could be.we still have pitiful award shows that concentrate on celebrity idiots than the games themselves.the producers and directors aren't getting their recognition in the media.we have news media concentrating on the negative games than the positive games because that's not news to them.good news?oh h#ll no. in america,gaming would have to be more like japan and anime.they accept it likes it's a huge part of their culture.they make live action movies,they make songs,they make food based on it.it's pretty much everywhere.they are even making real robots that look like what's in anime. once it gets there and not just at late night with some half funny comedian,then it will be mainstream.
that we are being takn serious by the mainstream
It's called wanting to get moarrrrr attention/better ratings. "OMG, those video games that we always said were damaging and causing violence are getting so much attention!!!!! WE LOVE VIDEO GAMES NAOWWWW, HAY GUIZE!!! WATCH OUR SHOW WE WUB VIDEO GAMES!!!". It's all a big conspiracy. o.O
havn't video games been mainstream for quite a very long time now
I do not like games being too mainstream.
Video games reached the mainstream with the first Super Mario Brothers on NES.
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