They will be a primary way that we learn, teach, produce and advance in the future. Jane McGonigal of Institute for the Future has the ball right now: “We’re going to see games tackling women’s rights. We’re going to see games around climate change. We’re going to see games around medical innovation, that doctors are going to play.”
These few examples are only a taste. We will see much, much more from the electronic gaming industry. The importance of video games is one reason why keeping government out of regulating them is a significant policy issue right now.