Dishonored 2. Wreedheid vs. genade

Gewapend met een sabel, pistool en magische krachten moet de speler elke keer opnieuw een belangrijke beslissing nemen: iedereen snel ombrengen of langzaam maar zeker je tegenstanders een voor een verdoven.

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‘The Lamb of Comstock.’ Dystopia and Religion in Video Games

NEW ARTICLE PUBLISHED TODAY. In the article ‘‘The Lamb of Comstock’. Dystopia and Religion in Video Games’ I will introduce four high quality, commercially successful videogames: Bioshock, Bioshock Infinite, Dishonored and Brink. All these four games present a dystopian scenery as a background for an intelligent plot to criticize distinct modern political, philosophical and economical theories and practices: respectively the ‘hyper-capitalism’ of the Russian-American philosopher Ayn Rand, the idea of religion based American Exceptionalism, idealized industrialization and rationalism, and a ecological Apocalypse. Within these four games, religion – primarily different branches of Christianity – plays an important but often implicit role in the game narrative, sometimes supporting the dystopian scenery of the game, sometimes opposing it. – Free to download.