tom bissell

  • One Man’s Defence Of The Order: 1886

    One Man’s Defence Of The Order: 1886

    Tom Bissell is the author of my favourite book on video games, Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter, which I called “the finest account yet of what it feels like to be a video game player” when I reviewed it in The New York Times. These days, he is a writer for video games like…

  • One Way Video Games Are Like Prison

    Over at Grantland, the occasionally notorious but always thoughtful writer Tom Bissell has weighed in on The Witcher 2. He is… not impressed. In fact, after six hours with the game, he decided he’d seen enough.