Sean Sperte

Wii’s democracy makes mockery of meritocracy

11 December 2006

Wii’s democracy makes mockery of meritocracy. “Videogames have been the one skill I could always hang my hat on. Sure, other kids could shoot three-pointers, play the piano and do the rumba, but I could pull off stuff with a controller they hadn’t even dreamed of […] What happened to the old days, when I’d beat a Madden first-timer by 72 points?”