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You know what's really exciting about video games is you don't just interact with the game physically -- you're not just moving your hand on a joystick, but you're asked to interact with the game psychologically and emotionally as well. You're not just watching the characters on screen; you're becoming those characters. NINA HUNTEMANN, Game Over

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  • You know what's really exciting about video games is you don't just interact with the game physically -- you're not just moving your hand on a joystick, but you're asked to interact with the game psychologically and emotionally as well. You're not just watching the characters on screen; you're becoming those characters.

    NINA HUNTEMANN, Game Over

    December 6
  • Games support happiness ... by giving us more satisfying work or concrete tasks that we can accomplish.... Studies have shown that playing a short game -- having something concrete that you can accomplish -- actually gives you the motivation, energy and optimism to go back and tackle real work.

    JANE MCGONIGAL, interview, Wired, February 11, 2010

    December 6
  • Show me your children's games, and I will show you the next hundred years.

    HEATHER CHAPLIN & AARON RUBY, Smartbomb

    December 6
  • I think that if someone plays a video game, and then goes out and harms another human being, or themselves because of what they just saw in the video game, they were screwed up in the head long before they got their hands on a controller.

    TIM BUCKLEY, interview, GameCore, March 4, 2005

    December 6
  • “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” 
    ― Ernst F. Schumacher
    November 20