There's been a lot of chatter, in recent years, about the "Citizen Kane" of video games—that one achievement that will drag the world of gaming into our collective cultural consciousness, and convince all the naysayers that video games are indeed works of art.
It's a term you've probably heard passed around quite a bit. The "Citizen Kane" of video games. But what exactly does it mean to be referred to as the "Citizen Kane" of anything? Why is Citizen Kane celebrated as the quintessential, best-film-ever, no-comparison trump card to everything in the movie world anyway? And…
Three unusual things happened to former Metroid Prime designer Mark Pacini in 2009: He received high praise he didn't seek, saw a somewhat depressing game box and figured out that gaming in 2011 "is going to kind of suck."