Gaming

Shoot Racist Tea Partiers In ‘Battlefield Hardline’ Video Game

(Content Warning: Language & Violence) In the upcoming first-person shooter Battlefield Hardline, players will shoot and kill racist anti-government Tea Party types, Gadsden flag and all. The Hardline demonstration opens with the player character, Nick Mendoza, and his partner Marcus Boone meeting with a criminal contact, Tony Alpert. The situation soon turns sour as it’s…

It’s Not Just a Game: Suicide

How do video games handle the very sensitive subject of suicide? In part one, we discuss the difference between suicide and self sacrifice, and look at the history of suicide in video gaming.