Mon, Nov 16, 2009 | 09:26 GMT
Houser: Games are an “easy enemy”
Speaking in a interview with The Times, Rockstar co-president has said that games are “a popular and easy enemy.”
It comes as the latest media criticism is aimed squarely at Modern Warfare 2 for it’s airport level.
“Look, video games are a popular and easy enemy. It’s all part and parcel of doing something that’s not been done before. One of the things that’s always been exciting is the feeling of being in at the birth of a new medium, but of course the history of technology-driven art from the printing press onwards has been of people fighting against that stuff,” revealed Houser.
“It feels at last like we’re moving on from that debate. The audience is getting past 30 so it all becomes a bit silly. That’s not to say that all games are for all people; we’ve never said that. GTA has always been rated 18 and we’ve always been very happy with that.”
In the same interview, Houser talked about GTA V a bit. Lovely.