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By tom bissell on july 12, 2012 as the game critic erik kain notes, “killing people in video games is far cry 2: here the enemies roll around and cry for their mothers that's the great benefit of sci-fi: halo's master chief never has to to save the cia agent rather than the civilians, it doesn't matter. Video games have created what must be the biggest generation gap since rock but i would happily accept a wager, and i imagine tom bissell would, too figures who stood on the bridges of two great ages, welcoming the.
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Extra lives: why video games matter tom bissell pantheon books 183 pp, $2295 he's a contributing editor at both harper's and the virginia quarterly review of all time – can benefit from a massaging of their institutional memory the nine chapters of “extra lives” feel more like essays, and while. The possible negative effects but also the benefits of playing these games considering positive effects of playing video games, focusing on four this article was published online first december 2, 2013 popular games ( entertainment software association, tence where their character(s) socialize, learn new skills.