From ‘Super Mario Bros’ to ’The Last Of Us’ and ‘God Of War’: How video games have matured over the years

A random discussion about the latest Star Trek TV series got the writer thinking about the video games he's always loved: how have they changed over time, and how might they continue to evolve? —

My friend and I were talking about the new Star Trek: Picard recently, and he was complaining about how the series wasn’t the same as The Next Generation.

“The universe has gotten darker and everyone just shoots everyone,” he said, “and the admirals are all inexplicably evil.”

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