Red Dead Redemption

Civil Violence in the Old West: 'Red Dead Redemption' | 20 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Red Dead Redemption shows us over and over again that the bonds of society do little to quell man’s violent nature. Rather, man’s violent nature shapes the civilizations that we live in, creating a world of constant conflict on a personal and national level.


'Red Dead Redemption' Critiques Turn of the Last Century America | 10 Jun 2010 // 8:00 PM

Reminiscent of the tactics of the Man With No Name in Fistful of Dollars, John Marston plays both sides against one another because he is sold on neither position himself. He is an American, not fully committing to idealism or pragmatism.


'Neuromancer' and The Beauty of Sad Endings | 18 Apr 2012 // 10:00 PM

Sometimes, the most satisfying ending is a depressing one.

Moving Pixels Podcast: 'Red Dead Redemption' Part 2 | 27 Jun 2010 // 10:00 PM

From New Austin to Nuevo Paraiso, we explore the motives and personalities that make up the plot of Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption.

//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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