Tag: video games

V.V.V. (Very Violent Video-games)

Ah yes, the greatest danger of the 21st century, responsible for the most violent behaviours, the supreme source of all violence.  If you had not read the title you would probably have thought of something completely different. That is because you, like many others, are a person of culture as well (Arakawa Under the Bridge reference). Unless you have just emerged from…

Let’s (try to) Create a Video Game

Let’s (try to) create a video game How will I earn the ten points for the Digital Media, Culture and Society course? A question that all students of this course are working on. If you can write well, then the choice to make ten blogs is obvious. Maybe you have had a YouTube channel in the past (or in the present) and…

My last prediction

For my last blog I want to make another prediction, with the simple reason that I came up with multiple predictions while preparing my presentation. With all this talk about video games and specifically about gender in video games I became curious about the future of gender representation in video games in particular. Battlefield is adding women and the Sims is making…

It’s leaking again

If you are someone who enjoys playing video games you are probably familiar with the feeling of excitement you get when a new game that looks like it is right up your alley gets announced. Oftentimes such an announcement is made months, if not a year, before the company is planning to release the game. That can be frustrating because you just…