When videogames go emo

We now have to be miserable to have fun

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29 Nov, 2007

game1 Pronunciation noun, adjective, gam·er, gam·est, verb, gamed, gam·ing.


1. an amusement or pastime: children's games.

videogame1 Pronunciation noun,


1. A form of interactive electronic entertainment, more often than not steeped in all the misery and darkness of the deepest depths of Hell. No-one ever smiles and lots of things get shot.


Long-time GR+ writer Dave has been gaming with immense dedication ever since he failed dismally at some '80s arcade racer on a childhood day at the seaside (due to being too small to reach the controls without help). These days he's an enigmatic blend of beard-stroking narrative discussion and hard-hitting Psycho Crushers.
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