Articles tagged red vs blue

“Press the Select Button to Submit”: Character Abuse and Player Rationalization

There is no way for a player to disavow their agency in the torture scene featured in Hideo Kojima's original Metal Gear Solid.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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