Games industry just “one notch up from pornography,” said Eidos boss

By Mike
23 October 2008 16:45 GMT


Eidos creative director Ian Livingstone has told the Guardian that the establishment still sees the gaming industry as just “one notch up from pornography.”

“We’re still seen as the red-headed stepchild of the creative industries, one notch up from pornography in the eyes of most of the establishment,” he said.

“They forget that half of the world and half of the UK’s population play games. Games help define who we are as human beings – they are as important, culturally and socially, as music and films.”

Right on.

Full interview through the link.

By Mike Bowden

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

VG247 merch