130°
Submitted by Jim Crikey 1024d ago | opinion piece

I want to keep people together (not blow them apart)

Critical Gamer's Luke K writes:

I enjoy killing just as much as the next maladjusted sociopath. I like turning my enemies to purée in id Software games; I get a cheap thrill from every headshot I nail in an online Battlefield match; I think nothing of calling in airstrikes on groups of people from Other Countries in Call of Duty. Here’s the thing though. Now and again, I stop playing videogames to dip into real life, and guess what? It turns out that sometimes – just sometimes – people are nice to one another. People help one another. In fact, it seems that some people go their whole lives without killing anybody. Imagine that! So I got to thinking: is the games industry aware of this?

I tried to think of games that respect and celebrate those who seek to save lives rather than take them.

I struggled. (3DS, Culture, Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective, Haze, Industry, iPhone, Night Trap, Nintendo DS, PC, PS3, PSP, Spec Ops: The Line, Xbox 360)

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Mortal Kombat X may be the best in the series and is only £13.29 on PC

43m ago - Dealspwn: Mortal Kombat X is one of the most discounted new releases I've ever seen and is only £... | PC
30°

Guide: Best Mario Kart 8 Combinations

1h ago - A comprehensive guide to the best Mario Kart 8 vehicle combinations. | Wii U
Ad

Help Myriad get through Steam Greenlight!

Now - Myriad is a twin-stick shooter that grows more beautiful the better you play, where you build and then destroy the game space in glorious chain rea... | Promoted post
30°

Eastside Hockey Manager Preview (Invision Game Community)

1h ago - Eastside Hockey Manager: Early Access offers fans the most realistic, in-depth and immersive simu... | PC
40°

Ziggurat Review - BGU

1h ago - Jay Parnis of BGU writes "Regardless of what minor aspects I've mentioned as gripes with the syst... | PC
40°

ReadersGambit | Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin (Review)

1h ago - Ganking, hardcore lag and massive hitboxes. Thats right, Dark souls 2 is back with a makeover and... | PS4