Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:
West Point, NE 02/20

Regularly scheduled events

Op Ed

Polygon - Gaming's favorite villain is mental illness, and this needs to stop.
If you encounter a game that deals with issues of mental health, chances are itís a horror game. The genre loves to play around with mental illness; specifically the vague, generalized Saturday Morning Cartoon-style "insanity" that doesnít match any real definition of the term. In fact, the concept of sanity is so ubiquitous within the genre as a thematic, narrative and mechanical device that several horror games feature [in]famous "sanity meters;" literally a way to quantify how "crazy" characters are.

Shacknews.com - Opinion: What happened to episodic games? Thanks nin.
...Sin Episodes...

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


 

  
   Current Headlines
Evolve Unlocks in Match-3 Game
Prison Architect Sells 1M
Star Trek Online Turns Five
Carmageddon: Reincarnation Public Beta Next Month
Saturday Patches
Saturday Crowdfunding Roundup
Saturday Consolidation
Saturday Mobilization
Saturday Metaverse
Saturday Tech Bits
Saturday Safety Dance
Saturday Legal Briefs
Game Reviews
Hardware Reviews
etc.
Out of the Blue
Bot Colony Ending
Borderlands 2 Writer Leaves Gearbox
Making History: The Great War Released
Evolve Solo Trailer
  

 



footer

Blue's News logo