When choosing between these two types of programs, students should consider their own learning styles and preferences, future and short-term goals, cost, and greater academic plan. Both academic routes can get you a job in the game industry, but what you'll have to do to get there will vary
I think the article
does a good job of pointing out the ups and downs of both options. And as the quote above demonstrates, they aren't promoting one over the other. It is a balanced piece asking the readers to choose themselves based on their own preferences.