Video Games, Art, and Objective Standards – Ludology

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Video Games, Art, and Objective Standards is an exhaustive look at video games, the ambiguities of art, and how they come to rest on objective standards – though maybe not in the way you were thinking. This series intends to show video games are a unique medium that deserves a…

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Beautiful Violence – Violent Video Games and Christianity

There’s a subtle difference between violence perceived and violence enacted. Both have a nearly equal ability to push themselves into our consciousness, surely enough. However, it’s entire possible that violence has use as a metaphor in film, as John Woo demonstrates. We can take those films on two levels –…

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The List: NieR (Part 1)

NieR is one of the best experiences I have ever had. That it also holds up as an excellent, diverse, and altogether entertaining game with replay value adds greatly to the overall flavor. Cavia should be proud of this product, even after their unfortunate dissolution – it’s quite a swan…

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