Posts Tagged ‘war games’

Jack Ryan, Midway, and For All Mankind

Jack Ryan, Midway, and For All Mankind

It has been another curious week of half-truths, spin and outright falsehood as culture commentators get to grips with recent releases Jack Ryan (on Amazon), For all Mankind (on Apple TV) and Midway (in theaters now). We will start with Jack Ryan, because I’ve spent the last several weeks putting ...
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The Politics and Censorship of Video Games

The Politics and Censorship of Video Games

A recent report in Newsweek’s NewsGeek section has drawn attention to how video games, just like other forms of entertainment, can carry political messages. The article by Andrew Whalen criticises Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for grossly distorting the Highway of Death incident, depicting it as a Russian war crime ...
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