Is your favorite presidential candidate a gamer? Do they spend time courting the gamer vote? When will they introduce video games as part of their official policy platform to improve the United States? If you follow US politics, you might find those questions a little absurd, given the other pressing issues the country faces. How can celebrating games and gamers possibly be as important as climate change, political corruption, rising inequality or dozens of other serious concerns? The truth is, games can help solve some of America’s worst problems, and gamers hold the votes.
It’s no secret that games have gone mainstream, but the most recent demographic [...]