Video Games

Down with the Commies: Anti-Communist Propaganda in American Cold War Video Games

21. Januar 2021 ·
Video games are often sold by publishers as being apolitical because they are mainly accessed in our leisure time, but their potential for communicating political content and ideologies should not be underestimated.1 This relationship between politics and video games is intrinsically linked to the medium’s origin, with many war simulations...

Video games as an art form - Thoughts on a recurring debate and the elusive nature of art

5. April 2014 ·
As a game scholar and as a gamer, sooner or later one comes upon an uncomfortable question: are video games art? As video games started gaining popularity, they have become the center of a polarized debate focused on this enquiry. I could try to dissect the arguments of Kellee Santiago,...
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