A University of Calgary professor cites 1982 game release Custer’s Revenge in an op-ed piece about current video game violence issues for the Calgary Herald.
Author Tom Keenan is described as an award-winning science writer and professional speaker. That he may be, but his knowledge of the game space is clearly limited. His article focuses in part on the well-known theories of retired Lt. Col Dave Grossman, who coined the term “murder simulator” to describe the first-person shooter genre.
Oh man…it’s stuff like this that makes me fume. Read the whole article.