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Moral Choice in Video Games. Are you a moral gamer?

I’m pretty sure you’ve come across a scenario in a game where you’ve had to make a decision based on what you felt was right. I know I have.

In this week’s video, I discuss the moral choice in video games.

Check it out and let me know what you think!

Cheers! Keep on gaming!

Jennie Bharaj

References:

Domsch, Sebastian. (2013), StoryPlaying: Agency and Narrative in Video Games. Walter de Gruyter. Print.

Hartmann, T. and Vorderer, P. (2010), It’s Okay to Shoot a Character: Moral Disengagement in Violent Video Games. Journal of Communication, 60: 94–119. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.2009.01459.x

Sicart, Miguel. (2011), The Ethics of Computer Games. The MIT Press. Print.

Bioshock trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrqfPG4ZcAA

Bioshock – Harvesting a Little Sister: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLgzYIRLjZo

Heavy Rain trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKPPdgBK3r8

Dante’s Inferno: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUOZRRU_Dyg

 

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