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America's Test Kitchen for Nintendo


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America's Test Kitchen for Nintendo

greygarious | Apr 5, 2010 01:51 PM

There is a TV ad promoting a Nintendo offering which turns meal preparation into a game. It was developed in conjunction with the ATK people and purports to get the whole family engaged in cooking and eating together. That's an admirable goal, to be sure, but I am really uncomfortable with the idea that the way we get our children to learn, work, and cooperate is to make EVERYTHING a game. Will they be prepared for the realities of adulthood if they are raised without having to do anything that isn't fun?

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