The release of Wolfenstein 3D as a browser-based game 20 years after initial release draws into sharp focus the fact that games have, well, changed a bit. But do you have to play it to enjoy Call of Duty?
Gaming is a strange new medium, still, and as an industry it's still finding its feet – we've only been going for around 35 years, give or take. We're still working out how characterisation works. Often, it doesn't.