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Gamer’s Guide: Christianity is a LIE | The TRUTH About Bayonetta Part II
God doesn’t exist. At least, not in the way we all think. On this week of Gamer’s Guide we take a deeper look into how theology and our perceptions of God through the lens of Nintendo’s Bayonetta.
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Gamer’s Guide: The Traumatized Children of EARTHBOUND
Earthbound is so much more than a story about four kids saving the world from an evil alien overlord. It’s about a group of kids playing a tabletop game to process just how dark and harrowing the world we live … Continue reading
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Gamer’s Guide – The TRUTH About Bayonetta
Bayonetta is a fan-servicey game full of a ton of implied nudity and sexual innuendo. But what if the game is SO MUCH MORE than that? And I’m not strictly talking feminism and representation of women, but the heart of … Continue reading
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Gamer’s Guide: Persona 5’s Take on Rebellion
There is a HUGE difference between rebellion and being a jerk. Which one are you? Persona 5 does an excellent job of exploring this subject.
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Gamer’s Guide: Do You like saying “No Homo”? You Might Be Gay According to Persona
With the release of Persona 5 I thought it would be an excellent opportunity to look back at Persona 4 with Charles Dunbar of Gaijin Insight. Here we see that Persona 4 does an excellent job of exploring gender identity … Continue reading
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Gamer’s Guide: Horizon Zero Dawn Might Threaten Your Masculinity
This video was originally posted to celebrate Women’s History Month! For today’s episode I am talking about the amazing game, Horizon Zero Dawn, and exploring how this game breaks down all expectations in regards to women’s roles in a patriarchal … Continue reading
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Gamer’s Guide: Satan is AWESOME…According to Dishonored
Satanism is awesome! At least, that’s what Dishonored teaches us. It turns out religion seeks to take everything from humanity while the “evils” are not as evil as we would think. Continue reading
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Gamer’s Guide: Resident Evil Makes You a COMMUNIST
You thought the Cold War was over? You’re WRONG! Resident Evil is all about the dangers of Capitalism. In fact capitalism is so dangerous you might as well become a communist and forget about it! Continue reading
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Gamer’s Guide: How the Nintendo Switch can SAVE The Gaming Community
Salutations everyone! Here is my comprehensive/initial reaction of the Nintendo Switch after the press conference. What can the Switch do? What does this imply and entail for the future of gaming as we know it? Breath of the Wild hype, … Continue reading
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Gamer’s Guide: Are the Members of Organization XIII Real People?
WHY is Pluto a DOG and Goofy a talking, walking dog in a world where all the animals talk and walk? Who is Roxas? He’s Sora, and Ventus. And also Xion! And kind of Kairi. It’s pretty wild.
Twilight Princess Will Convert Your Religion
What do werewolves, Jekyll and Hyde, and Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess have in common? They all want you to convert to Taoism. Oh, And I suppose it should also be said that they’re all about duality but, eh details.
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Gamer’s Guide: Suikoden Wants You to KILL Your Loved Ones
Tir McDohl has to face the tough choices. Like killing his father, Darth Vader, so the Light side can win. Or the death of his lover, Gremio. Suikoden explores utilitarianism and the necessity of the needs of the many over … Continue reading
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FREE HAGEN’S ALLEY BOOKS! – Giveaway by Gamer’s Guide.
If the click baity title doesn’t make you watch the video, I just don’t know what will.
Gamer’s Guide: Chrono Trigger + Time Travel = Free Will is a Lie
Chrono Trigger is chalk full of more time travel than Marty McFly and Doc Brown, the Flash, and MAYBE the Doctor from Doctor Who can handle. And because of that it leads us to the question: Does Free Will exist? … Continue reading
Gamer’s Guide: Ni No Kuni Teaches Us How to Grieve Over Death
Before we dive into Ni No Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom, let’s take a look back at Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. This excellent game by Level-5 Studio tackles depression and the grieving process in a way … Continue reading →