Games can be art, and we should not discourage that

You probably already know about the recent “controversy” that’s arisen alongside That Dragon, Cancer, but if not, here’s the tl;dr: It’s an artsy game about the parents of a cancer-stricken kid and their struggles to deal with his eventual death.

The gameplay consists mainly of exploring environments and reading/listening to bits of dialogue about the awful experience, and it’s not what you’d call a pick-me-up, for sure.

But, once again, in what’s become sadly predictable at this point, the “it’s not a game” crowd have come out in full force on the Steam forums. Others have issue with the subject matter itself.

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