Tis the season when everyone from industry pundits to flavor of the month media columns decide it s time to compile a videogame list.  Best games of the year, worst games of the year, games for kids, games for parents, games for parents to buy their kids, games for kids to buy their grandparents

In the midst of the madness, Jon Radoff of GamerDNA has put together quite a different list in his blog, Six Wonderful Things About Games.   It’s a soothing piece of writing for fans of the medium, and a wonderful break from the glut of otherwise commercial to controversial coverage games get this time of year.  Truth be told, Radoff had the[a]listdaily at number one: Games can make you smarter.

Read the other five in Jon Radoff’s blog {link no longer active}.