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Tuesday, July 16 2013

Machine Gods: Religion in Games

Religion occasionally gets some lip service when games attempt to flesh out a world, but the deeper issues that guide people to their faith -- the quest for meaning in the universe -- is rarely explored in games. Game worlds operate in systems of miracles, but churches, heroes, and gods within them are treated in a purely utilitarian manner.


Thursday, December 9 2010

God of War: Ghost of Sparta

While previous games have boiled down to fetch quests, revenge and bloodlust, Ghost of Sparta is a pure family affair.


Wednesday, June 30 2010

Imitating Intimacy in Video Games

Sex is very often (and very unfortunately) just a game.


Tuesday, November 11 2008

Games as Language Systems

Video games actually carry many of the expressive properties of language itself.


Tuesday, April 1 2008

God of War: Chains of Olympus

God of War: Chains of Olympus has unfortunately chosen to focus on the weakest aspect of the series: the combat.


Friday, April 20 2007

God of War II

The God of War franchise is as over the top as an action movie -- there's no point in warning you not to try this at home, because you can't.


Wednesday, May 4 2005

God of War

God of War is also a cinematic feast, with cutscenes blending together to provide a complete story even without a game.


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