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Vice’s “The Invisible People: Why Asians Need to Be Better Represented in Video Games”

Vice News posted an article by Khai Trung Le entitled “The Invisible People: Why Asians Need to Be Better Represented in Video Games” that discusses the the lack or representation and misrepresentation of Asians in video games. It’s an interesting … Continue reading

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Mafia III Will Utilize Racism as a Gameplay Mechanic

The upcoming 2K game’s/Hanger 13’s “Mafia III” has some interesting gameplay elements that may change the way gamers think about racism in America. Set during the late 1960s, Mafia 3 places players in the role of Lincoln Clay, an African … Continue reading

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New Study Suggest Video Games May Be Enforcing Racism

They did it everyone. They found the link between playing video games like Kirby and being a bigot…Well, not really. However, A recent study coming out of Ohio State University has found some interesting findings regarding racism and video games. … Continue reading

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Racist Games: Custer’s Revenge (Atari 2600)

Warning: If you’re offended by crudely pixilated genitalia, look no further pass this sentence! Honestly, it’s nothing more than blocks in this scenario. Literally.  In chronicling the games from Racist pasts, one has to start at one of the very … Continue reading

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Racist Games: Spanish for Everyone (DS)

It’s time once again to look into the vault of Racist games that haunts our dreams every night. With the Holiday season in full bloom, perhaps you’ll find the right racist game for the racist in your life! Today’s installment: … Continue reading

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Racist Games: Operation Secret Storm (NES)

A few weeks ago I wrote about how the game “Punch-Out” had some questionable racial stereotypes that made it somewhat of a racist games. While most of the stereotypes were more silly than actually harmful, the game was really just … Continue reading

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Racist Games: Punch-Out!

Some games of our favorite games are racist. Now, of course many are unintentionally racist or products of a earlier time or a less sensitive place. So every now and then I’m going to be taking a look back at … Continue reading

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