I stumbled on these articles on videogames on cracked.com (the online incarnation of the old Cracked magazine) and was pleasantly surprised to find that they’re both funny yet intelligently written for a popular audience. Although there are more, these were ones particularly relevant for ENG 380: Media and Society – Game Culture.
5 Reasons It’s Still Not Cool to Admit You’re a Gamer
The Day the Gaming Industry Died: Impressions from E3 2010
More Proof the Video Game Industry is Out of Ideas (E3 2010)
5 Innovative Ways the Gaming Industry is Screwing You
5 Creepy Ways Video Games Are Trying to Get You Addicted