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The New Yorker: Master of Play cites Reality is Broken…

In Uncategorized on December 13, 2010 at 7:26 am

A fascinating profile of legendary Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto morphs into a lively discussion of whether games are, in fact, a key and worthy component of living a good life. This leads us to one of the great lines written in any videogame essay ever: “The best analogue for their combined disreputability and ubiquity may be masturbation.” How that turns just two sentences later into a citation of my book, you’ll have to see for yourself… read the full article “Masters of Play” in the New Yorker online.

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