Podcast #96 – Discernment Is Broken

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Let’s talk about discernment and discerning content in video games! Simple, but complex… Topics include Christian schools and communities, heavy metal, Dark Souls, Bloodborne, Mass Effect, Fox News, PluggedIn, The Hateful Eight, legalism, Killer Is Dead, The Last of Us, Spec Ops: The Line, Hotline Miami, Grand Theft Auto V,…

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5 Best/Worst Things About Hotline Miami 2 And Its “Subversive Violence”

What is it? Hotline Miami is about killing a-holes. Dash into a room and kill as many as you can before you get hit once, die, and try again. Hyper-pixelated Commodore 64-inspired graphics and a distant top-down perspective never fully obscure the gruesome nature of your murderous actions. Hotline Miami 2: Wrong…

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Hotline Miami and The Great Fake Difficulty

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NOTE: This article was originally published on Substance TV. I think the statute of limitations on those have expired, so I want to repost some of the material I feel deserves a second shot on Theology Gaming. Also, I’ll add some stuff to make it more appropriate.Think of them as…

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Podcast #29 – Christian Art and Video Games

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What is Christian Art? How can video games fit into this? How do you make them accurate and genuine vehicles for the Gospel while also being pretty good video games? Zach, Josh, Justin Fox and Michael Uzdavines discuss these issues in-depth. Topics range from Bible Chronicles: Call of Abraham, Wisdom Tree,…

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Podcast #28 – Motivations

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What motivates you to play video games? Zach, Ted, and Josh discuss how we play games and, perhaps, come to some differing conclusions regarding our own motivations. Apologies for the audio problems! Topics include Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, the Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham debate, Proteus, Kirby, Gone…

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