Videogames are a lot more than buttons and graphics. As the medium has matured, the storytelling and themes have developed as well. Games are no longer just about jumping over baddies or pits. Now, they create characters, evoke emotions, critique society, and even enter into religious debates. If you are a gamer, the parent of a gamer, or even a parent who is a gamer, you might be surprised to discover that some of the biggest games are jam packed with biblical references, often in ways that twist God’s truth.
The rapidly growing gaming culture needs the truth about Jesus! Videogames can be a starting point for meaningful spiritual conversations with gamers. Our goal in reviewing and previewing videogames is to equip and empower Christians to stand strong in their faith in Jesus when confronted with spiritual content in games.