Video Game Benefits in Surgery

Jonathan Harrison, in his TED talk titled ‘How video games can empower real world success’ (link), debunks the commonly held notion that games are a luxury that have little real world benefit. Instead, he talks about the skills gamers develop that transfer to real world settings. One real world benefit he briefly mentioned that I…

What Constitutes Inclusion in Video Games?

TreaAndrea Russworm, in her book chapter Dystopian Blackness and The Limits of Racial Empathy in The Walking Dead and The Last of Us, proposes four guidelines that help form a framework for critiquing and building racial dystopian narratives in video games. In her final guideline,  she writes that “…game design should be a dialogic process…