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Submitted by -Mezzo- 910d ago | opinion piece

The Orwellian Superheroes of Watch Dogs and inFamous: Second Son

1UP - Ever since George Orwell published his dystopian masterpiece in 1949, people have compared it to the current state of national or international affairs. But in the always-connected, always-public world of 2013, perhaps the novel's themes hit closer to home than ever. We're living in a time of fierce debate over privacy concerns, an era where government and law enforcement argue for the right to GPS-track citizens without their knowledge. And like any form of art, video games are influenced by life. (inFamous: Second Son, PS4, Watch Dogs)

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