It seems to me that one theory, let’s call it the Theory of Architecture and Affections, which can explain this division has to do with whatever a player sets as their primary foundation for appreciating FFXV…
Culture is only true when implicitly critical, and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. Criticism is an indispensable element of culture.
-Theodor W. Adorno
What is the function and purpose of a game review/critique?
Who controls the past controls the future.
-George Orwell, 1984
Let’s continue to ask questions. Let’s keep on being curious. Art gets better for it and so do we.
If video games are an art form (as the majority of those who participated claimed) then why is there this absence of teaching games critique respectfully and if possible correctly such as there is for other art forms?