Text adventure games explore the deeper side of war


Like all forms of entertainment, video games traverse a variety of topics, but many well known AAA franchises like Call of Duty, Counter-Strike, and Battlefield focus on war — often in exciting but unrealistic ways. New Statesman analyzes how low-budget, text-based adventure games explore the themes of war in a much more detailed, realistic, and thought provoking manner, sometimes even directly lampooning blockbuster titles. To read more on the stark contrast between act first, think later survival situations, and text adventures that force players to contemplate and reflect upon their actions, check out the full article at the source link below.

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