Violence and Video Games (Part 1)

The approach Naughty Dog has adopted for The Last of Us sets the game apart from its predecessors, but it isn’t alone in its style. A surprising number of games on the horizon seem to have latched onto a similar philosophy of lending gravity to the violence so casually integrated…

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The List: Final Fantasy VII

Can anyone really do this game any justice? Probably not. But let’s say if I didn’t cover the behemoth in the room, I’d obviously lose my street cred. Final Fantasy VII deserves a place on The List for myriad reasons, as you’ll see. So, here’s the weird thing: Final Fantasy…

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Accessibility

I’ve been reading Cynwise’s The Decline and Fall of Warlocks in Cataclysm; it’s a gigantic set of posts, almost like a tiny book (and even released as such at its end). Still, it’s pretty fascinating to read for a few reasons: It shows how Warlocks, In WoW’s most recent expansion,…

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The Greeting

I am Zachery Oliver, and welcome to Theology Gaming, a hopefully informative and interesting take on video games, theology, and entertainment! Throughout my life, a variety of media have been essential in shaping my bizarre skill-set. I have a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies from Boston University for example. What…

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