• Listening to an audio log in Dead Space.
    Critique

    About the Use of Audio Logs in Video Games

    I personally like audio logs as a storytelling medium. You can stay in the action while you listen to it, rather than having to pause the game and read text. Audio logs also don’t take control away from the player, like a cutscene does. And they are cheaper to produce than fancy cutscenes with animations,…

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    WINGS 101: Privilege and Videogames

    I am going to try to relate privilege to the topic of video games and media in general. Please check the Further Reading section at the bottom for more resources on this topic. Privilege basically means what it sounds like: some people have benefits (usually that they were born with) that make life easier for…