Category Archives: Video Games as Art

A True Old Testament Video-Game Would be Rated M for Mature

The Old Testament would make for some incredible M-Rated video-games. Imagine a Samson hack-and-slash, or an Ehud Assassin’s Creed game. Continue reading

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Playing World of Warcraft as a Barbie Dress-Up Game

A close look at the psychology of dressing a virtual avatar. Continue reading

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Beastly: The Wii Game that Critics Forgot

Beastly, one of the worst games ever made? Continue reading

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Gender Inequality in the Beauty and the Beast Video-Games

Abe Rose explores two Beauty and the Beast games and compares how Beast gets to punch his enemies, but Belle can only duck. Continue reading

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How to Mess with the Narrative of Ocarina of Time

By Abe Rose Video games are unique to storytelling in the sense that some games allow the player to name the main character. Naming the main character is not open to debate in other mediums. Could you imagine reading a … Continue reading

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Super Mario: Son of Buster Keaton

by Abe Rose “Where do we go when we die?” is a question for the theologians, but “Where does Mario go when he dies?” is a question for the gamers. In the original Super Mario Bros., Mario exists on a … Continue reading

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Majora’s Mask and Nietzche

by Abe Rose An aphorism by Nietzche: “What if some day or night, a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: ‘This life as you live it and have lived it, you will … Continue reading

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