Video Games Don’t Know How to Handle Current Events
Violence in video games has sparked political debate in recent weeks, with discussions often focused on the impact on young men. But society’s impact on game design is much more interesting. While the creators of Far Cry 5 and many other modern game designers are getting inspiration from real-world issues, most of them are taking a superficial approach. So how can video games successfully integrate current events and social politics into their stories and mechanics, without being insensitive or exploitative?
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