Articles tagged dante's inferno

4 Feb 2011 // 3:00 AM

Killing Kids Is Scary

Any world built upon the bodies of children must be a hellish, nightmarish, or dystopian world. Sometimes it's one in which the player takes on the role of monster.

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Building a Better Murderer

Darksiders offers nothing especially new in terms of teaching the player to kill, but what it it does do better than many games is teach the player to be a more efficient and effective murderer by changing up some existing mechanisms of training the player in the deadly arts. Largely, this boils down to creating some rules for murder.

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Sorry, Dante, but your princess is in another castle

Is blonde and voluptuous a sufficient motive for harrowing hell?

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The Confused Theology of Dante’s Inferno

Brian Crecente, who reviewed Dante’s Inferno for Kotaku and liked it a lot more than I did, writes the following under the subject of

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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