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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Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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