Mitu Khandaker: Knowing Ourselves Through Computer Games

Mitu Khandaker argues that computer games present a wonderful opportunity to know ourselves - a slow bombardment of chances for self-reflective thought.

Computer games present a wonderful opportunity to know ourselves; a slow bombardment of opportunities for self-reflective thought says games developer Mitu Khandaker.

She argues that to look beyond the violent and mindless games of popular caricature is to see a new medium which represents the culmination of all our previous artistic forms - literature, film, painting, music. Parts of all of these, she says, can coalesce in games.

Producer: Giles Edwards.

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