Podcast #44 – Spiritual Formation in Video Games

Zach, Ted, and Josh talk about how they got into video games, and how that affected their faith, or spiritual formation. Sounds boring? Well, you’d be wrong!

Topics include indie games, Call of Duty, Bally Astrocade, Atari, Super Noah’s Ark 3D, multiplayer co-op, Double Dragon, showing through dialogue, testimony, Star Fox 64, Pokemon, World of WarCraft, Bayonetta and theology, PluggedIn, Focus on the Family, ludonarrative dissonance, MetaCritic scores, Tim Rogers, The Wonderful 101, Okami, Metal Gear Solid, Tomb Raider, Mario Galaxy, Mario Sports Mix, Crypt of the Necrodancer, Dance Dance Revolution, OlliOlli, Tuffy the Corgi and the Tower of Bones, Playstation Mobile, Playstation Vita versus Nintendo 3DS.

Podcast #44

About Zachery Oliver

Zachery Oliver, MTS, is the lead writer for Theology Gaming, a blog focused on the integration of games and theological issues. He can be reached at viewtifulzfo at gmail dot com or on Theology Gaming’s Facebook Page.