Video Games Needs A Platform

i feel like, for video games to feel legitimate as an artform, it needs a platform that has the following properties:

because gaming tends to surf on the very edge of technological innovation — and especially so in hardware, this is a tall order.

nevertheless, some things have converged towards this goal:

it's still pretty early to see if many of these technologies can be relied on for this particular effort, but i think these elements can give us the clues to work towards something like Brian Moriarty's Perlenspiel for video games, but in a form that is able to compete with more performance-intensive video games.

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