Monthly Archives: May 2016

Apple Rejects Game About War-Stricken Gaza, Citing it as a Non-Game

Apple’s appstore has seen some backlash over their rejection of game about a girl in war-time Gaza looking for her family. They rejected the game on the grounds that it  doesn’t meet the criteria of a what constitutes a”game” for … Continue reading

Posted in Education, gaming, Politics, Sociology, Technology, Uncategorized, video games | Tagged , | 2 Comments

An/Other: A Game That Simulates Everyday Racism

Video Game designer Jordan Sparks has created a game that simulates what it’s like to be black living in Toronto, Canada. The game “An/Other” is Spark’s attempt to demonstrate how racism is embedded in society through the interactive medium of … Continue reading

Posted in Education, equality, gaming, Research, Sociology, Study, Technology, Uncategorized, video games | Leave a comment