So, besides having to buy a $400 dollar console to play new content, what do video games have which is unique to other type of media? Probably the most interesting and unique aspect that one could point out in videogames is the capability that one, as a spectator, has of making choices, choices which will affect the result of the game experience no matter how deep or shallow these choices might seem.
For the sake of time and to not extend this blog beyond the necessary we chose to analyze only one video game, which we consider that can stand for all the terms we have mentioned earlier. (See “About” & “Key Concepts”). This game is “The Stanley Parable”.