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Beyond Rated-M: Going Beyond Emotional Empathy in Slow Down, Bull

Developers Insomniac Games and Lisa Brown use game design and a gorgeous homemade aesthetic to promote emotional empathy in fantastic family-friendly title, Slow Down, Bull.* Support Slow Down, Bull (Steam) *Slow Down, Bull was received for review/coverage. See our statement of ethics here and … Continue reading

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Christian Games Done Right: NEON STRUCT (David Pittman)

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. Full Disclosure: David Pittman is both a friend, and someone I may work with professionally in the future. The various modes of coverage below contain my honest opinions regardless of … Continue reading

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Christian Games Done Right Interview: David Pittman (NEON STRUCT)

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. Full Disclosure: David Pittman is both a friend, and someone I may work with professionally in the future. __________________________________ *The interview below was recorded October 23rd, 2015* I spoke with … Continue reading

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Beyond Rated-M: Else.HeartBreak()

Though I can’t wholeheartedly recommend Else.HeartBreak()‘s* gameplay due to factors including objectionable moral content (the plot virtually requires the player to engage in stalker-like behavior, use of/references to drugs and alcohol, etc.), the freedom it offers provides compelling lessons for … Continue reading

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Christian Games Done Right: That Dragon, Cancer (Numinous Games)

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. __________________________________________ That Dragon, Cancer* (TDC) gameplay footage and discussion from the Video Games and the Bible YouTube channel: That Dragon, Cancer was created by predominantly Christian-staffed independent studio Numinous Games. Among these developers are … Continue reading

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Hitman: Blood Money vs Hitman GO: Definitive Edition Comparison

Today I stepped outside of my comfort zone to research Hitman: Blood Money. Comparing it with the family-friendly alternative, Hitman GO: Definitive Edition, I found the latter title still manages to capture the essence of the franchise without resorting to explicit content. *Hitman … Continue reading

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Batman: Arkham Knight Q&A

Reader “Josephine” asked if I had reviewed Batman: Arkham Knight. I did not, so above you’ll find a discussion and Q&A session based on my experiences with the game! See our statement of ethics here and game review criteria here. _____________________________________________ *Do you … Continue reading

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Christian Games Done Right Interview: Ryan Vandendyck (Citizens of Earth)

*Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. __________________________________ *The interview below was recorded October 21st, 2015* I spoke with Christian developer Ryan Vandendyck of Eden Industries and stellar Earthbound-like JRPG Citizens of Earth about how a childhood … Continue reading

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Video Interview: White Paper Games (Ether One)

In the video above, I speak with Pete Bottomley of White Paper Games about their nonviolent first-person adventure game set inside the mind of a person suffering from dementia, Ether One. Our talk focused on looking outside of video games for design inspiration, attention … Continue reading

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Video Games and the Bible’s 2015 Steam Fall Sale Recommendations

Looking for something to purchase during the Steam Fall  “Exploration” Sale? Below are a few of our top picks (in no particular order)… ______________________________________ Citizens of Earth Citizens of Earth by Christian developer Ryan Vandendyck and Eden Industries is a clever JRPG … Continue reading

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