Hmm. Y’know, it does look really stupid and I get the amusement value, so take the following more as general commentary that happened to be prompted by the video than a direct response to it.
So, right: it does look stupid. But y’know what else looks stupid? ‘Regular’ gamers playing on PC or console or handheld. Their intense expressions, their subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) movements in sympathy with the game, their outbursts of frustration, their hammering at the controls. It all looks and sounds totally ridiculous when you’re not simultaneously viewing, hearing and understanding the game that’s provoking those responses. And this stuff isn’t much different, it’s just more demonstrative than what we’re used to.
Ok, enough party pooping. Today I learned that G4 did a segment on my favouritest woman of the internets: