When future generations of gamers look back on this period of growth and advancement in our medium, will they be able to tell one military shooter, space adventure or dungeon crawler from another? Probably not.
Music sales have been on the decline for years—even if that decline seems to be slowing—with record executives citing illegal filesharing and downloading as one of the root causes for the downturn.
The London Review of Books! John Lanchester questions whether the medium is "art" for the literary publication, now three decades old, and comes away conflicted, if positive about the present and future of games.