Nobody's perfect. Since the latest rollout of new consoles, we've been through loot boxes, the Wii U, Gamergate, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Gamergate, the Trending Gamer award, multiple studio closures, Mighty No. 9, sexual harassment accusations and firings, and Gamergate. A lot of crappy stuff has happened over the past few years in games and game culture, but at the same time, a lot of good things have happened. Even great, monumental things have happened.
Frankly, I think when we look back (through perhaps a narrow, technological lens), we might just look back at the current console generation as one of the most fulfilling and arguably even greatest in video game history. Here's why.