SCSU professor takes video games to new level

The St. Cloud Times gives retrogaming its due, with this profile of Matt Barton.

St. Cloud State University English professor Matt Barton is making a documentary based on his book about the history of video games.

The most common misconception about video gamers is that they are young teenagers who absorb everything negative that the most violent games offer.
Matt Barton has another take.
The 30-something English professor at St. Cloud State University considers himself to be a more accurate reflection of today’s typical gamer. And he’s out to educate the rest of us by making a feature-length documentary about the history of video games.