Polls? Numbers? Speeches? Boring. The real presidential election this year was won through waves of Obama and Romney soldiers, battling against each other using the sharp end of their signs and placards.
Ian Bogost has a timely piece up on the issue of political-themed games, and their use — or lack thereof. Bogost draws a clear demarcation between politicking (which he feels most of these games do) versus politics — games have the potential to really speak towards
politics »11/01/08 1:30pm 11/01/08 1:30pm
With just 42 days left until the United States chooses its 44th President, it is vital that the electorate is well versed in the key issues affecting the country. Although many cultural commentators bemoan the lack of political engagement in the general population, and both the Democrat and Republican campaigns have…
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We often discuss the power of video games for change, for education, for enlightenment. How fitting then that the New York Post, a bastion of sophisticated and incisive political editorial, has created a video game as commentary on the Democratic race for Presidential nominee. »5/05/08 2:00pm 5/05/08 2:00pm