University of Aberdeen
Authentic use of history in games is not about claims to accuracy, but about transparency.
58% of players felt video game developers should minimise changes to history - as long as it doesn’t get in the way of fun.
The Activision Blizzard Booth is seen during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.
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The gaming industry is plagued by accusations of discrimination and harassment. Companies must realize that a commitment to equity and diversity on paper is worthless without real action and change.
Netflix is making a live action series based on Assassin’s Creed. With its promise of endless return and varied historical settings, the game has been an enduring success.
Michael Fassbender in the Assassin’s Creed film.
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A new series has been announced by Netflix but the last time the game was adapted it wasn’t exactly a success. The lack of coherent narrative within the expansive gaming world may be to blame.
As the cold weather approaches and we look for indoor activities, video games are both fun and educational.
Video games can be useful in learning English, math, history, physics and yes, even physical education. While they’re not a substitute for schooling, video games are a great indoor activity.
Notre-Dame de Paris in all its digital splendour – virtual reality and immersive mediation.
Art Graphique & Patrimoine
After the tragic fire at Notre-Dame de Paris, planning for an ambitious reconstruction is already underway – and the latest digital technologies will be at the forefront.
Suspend your disbelief…Milla Jovovitch in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.
The vast majority of video game movie adaptions are commercial and critical failures. But with big budgets, dedicated fans and real talent involved, what’s going wrong?