Only Kids Play Video Games

Chief Propagators: Fathers who remember when 20-somethings did nothing but chain smoke and cruise in muscle cars

Why It’s Dumb: Best-selling games that explore mature themes

Video games started out as a new form of toy, but have since evolved into something far more sophisticated. As the people who played video games as children grew up their tastes changed, and the industry adapted to give them something more substantial.

Now we’ve got games about relationships, the horrors of war, life and loss. More grown-ups play video games than ever before and they’ve never had as much content catering to their mature tastes.