In Outlast 2, religion is merely a prop for shocking the player’s sense of propriety.
Guest writer Mark Filipowich argues that Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions presents a complex, robust, and refreshing on faith–one that is genuinely rare in the world of videogames.
“… leveraging Christianity in the service of political conflict comes more easily when we’re disconnected from the individuals whose lives are impacted by that conflict.”
When games take on religion, it is usually from a cultural standpoint. Games like Fallout, Dragon Age, or Red Dead Redemption tackle religion’s influence on culture but they don’t actually tell us much about any particular god or goddess. Game […]