Games are expected to deliver us to certain scenarios: exciting, high-octane situations where we’re fighting aliens or blowing up buildings or whipping past the competition at 200 MPH. We’re used to this sort of thing. It’s expected.
But it takes all kinds of lives to make a world. What about those experiences?
Farming Simulator, a long-time PC series, makes its console debut this week in order to help fulfill the dream of living the high-pressure, precision-driven life of the original American everyman, the farmer. Ever wanted to drive a wheat thresher? Breed livestock? Load a truck with grain? Now you can do it in sneakers. From your living room.
Now that is the American dream. Well, apart from doing so on next-gen.