Cracked.com and Game Culture

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
http://www.cracked.com/article_18571_5-reasons-its-still-not-cool-to-admit-youre-gamer.html

The Day the Gaming Industry Died: Impressions from E3 2010
http://www.cracked.com/article_18608_the-day-gaming-industry-died-impressions-from-e3-2010.html

More Proof the Video Game Industry is Out of Ideas (E3 2010)
http://www.cracked.com/article_18609_more-proof-video-game-industry-out-ideas-e3-2010.html#ixzz1VJ1OBxL5

5 Innovative Ways the Gaming Industry is Screwing You
http://www.cracked.com/article_16330_5-innovative-ways-gaming-industry-screwing-you.html#ixzz1VIyqmuW0

5 Creepy Ways Video Games Are Trying to Get You Addicted
http://www.cracked.com/article_18461_5-creepy-ways-video-games-are-trying-to-get-you-addicted.html#ixzz1VIywhuU6

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