When will video games grow up? Wrong question, experts say

From the article: "Isn't it time for video games to grow up?

They involve cartoon characters jumping on the heads of other cartoon creatures and collecting flashing stars and magic mushrooms; endless battles between warring factions hiding and ambushing each other like a group of kids playing hide and seek in the ravine; space adventures with bizarre alien sidekicks and simulated sex with differently-coloured species. It's a teenaged boy's fantasy world of escapism, right? So when will video games grow up?

Victor Lucas says asking such a question betrays a misunderstanding of what the gaming industry has become. Lucas is the executive producer and host of Electric Playground, Canada's first and arguably one of English media's most important television programs about video games."

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