Each year here at Gamechurch.com we post a unique top ten list of sorts: Ten Games Jesus Loves. Of course, Jesus didn’t hand down this list from on high. This is a speculative list, a result of equal parts playful and serious-minded discussion among Gamechurch writers.
On the one hand, Jesus is a real historical figure, well-documented and explored by established texts. We know quite a bit about him, actually. On the other hand, that documentation took place during a time before videogames, or any kind of mass media at all for that matter.
So it’s up to us to connect the dots, to brazenly speak for Jesus, and then to laugh it off and be like, “You know we’re kidding right?”
We want to be as transparent as possible, letting you in on the process that resulted in our very own stone tablets. We didn’t get them from spending time on a mountain with God, we got them by spending time with one another over Skype. The way Jesus always intended, we guess?
This year we had so many games to discuss that we broke the podcast up into 2 shows. Here is PART 2. You can find PART 1 here. In this episode we hash out the remaining finalists for the Games Jesus loves 2017 list and narrow it down to our final top 10 which can be found here.
Listen to The GameChurch Podcast Episode 95: The Games Jesus Loves in 2017 Part 2:
*WARNING – SPOILERS CONTAINED WITHIN FOR THE GAMES DISCUSSED*
Drew Dixon, Editor in Chief of Gamechurch.com
M. Joshua Cauller, Co-host
Stephanie Skiles, Gamechurch Staff Writer
The following games are discussed in this podcast:
Horizon Zero Dawn
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Night in the Woods
What Remains of Edith Finch
Mass Effect Andromeda
Dishonored: Death of the Outsider
Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy
Super Mario Odyssey
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