Videogames Is an Underwhelming Word; We're Not Calling Everywhere a Metaverse, Says Benzies

Former GTA creator Leslie Benzies said videogames is a small word to describe the medium, since it has grown so much. He also commented on Everywhere as a metaverse.

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anast65d ago

This is a good read. I agree that there needs to be either a new word or the word "videogame" needs to be redefined.

H965d ago

I don't know man, that's literally what it is, a game in a video format, no matter how it grows, it's still a digital game

SmortBoie64d ago

I got it.
Motion picture - movie.
Video game - viddie.

Personally I call them Vidjas - because I like the way it sounds in my mouth.

Video games are to 'games' nowadays as art is to 'a picture'. There's more depth of experience and expression than the word 'game' can portray effectively.
So I agree.

GotGame81864d ago

Avatar 2 was Amazing in Imax 3D. It is still just a movie!

Duke1964d ago

All I know is, I REALLY hate the term metaverse

Ninver64d ago

Yeah what douche came up with that term?

MinnesotaFatts64d ago

It's from Neal Stephensen's '92 cyber-thriller Snow Crash. It was a hypothetical evolution of the Internet and the World Wide Web after the titular event crashed global computer-information systems.

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