For this week's cover story on video games, TIME staff members not
only interviewed manufacturers, distributors, arcade operators and
scores of gamesters, they also displayed exceptional dedication as
they took on their story subject face to face. Los Angeles
Correspondent Jeff Melvoin was especially enthusiastic: "I played
every game I could get my hands on and dropped a fast $65 in the
process." Chicago's Steven Holmes wrestled with several games and
concluded: "My reflexes have improved, though I can't say my mind
has expanded a whole lot."
In Winter Park, Fla., it took...
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