What is a videogame? It’s a question that points at something, of which something videogame reviews base themselves on. This something doesn’t need to come forth as an articulation that describes what some of these things are, but merely articulate some things that allude to things conceived as videogame things. Words describing a plumber in a red attire could evoke the idea of Super Mario, as it pertains to Nintendo’s well-known character, which only comes forth as such in the context of videogames or when referred to by name. The idea of videogame is no different in needing a context…

Zsolt David

Writer and critic from Hungary.

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