Why I Write About Games

Why I started writing about games, and why I’ll never stop, whether I have a million readers or three

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Alley Cat (1984)

Games are not like other entertainment media. You don’t just passively absorb them, but you immerse yourself in them and enjoy them in your own way.

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Pong (1972)
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Doom (1993)
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Rocket Jockey (1996)
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Portal (2007)
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Red Dead Redemption 2 (2018)

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At some point in about 1989 I played my first videogames on a Sinclair ZX Spectrum. This was the beginning of a lifetime obsession with games...

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