The Morality System – Does it work in video games?

While it is hard to create multiple endings in video games that reflect a player’s actions; video game developers give players a false sense of control of video games. They give players moral choices to choose that do not actually affect the game’s ending or the player’s choices because players are given very limited control…

Lightning Returns and Species Extinction: A Question of Morals

During one of my recent excursions in Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns, I spoke to a strange guy in the Dead Dunes who asked me to exterminate every member of each species of monster in order to invoke the appearance of a Last One, an extra strong and final version of that creature before its…

[REVISITED] The moral compass and where it leads (or doesn’t)

Our month of weekly reblogs picks up here with a post from Cary focusing on Red Dead Redemption and morals in games (and gaming). The moral compass and where it leads (or doesn’t) To view the original post from May 2, 2013, click here. If you follow my personal blog, you might have noticed that…

The moral compass and where it leads (or doesn’t)

If you follow my personal blog, you might have noticed that I recently finished Red Dead Redemption. If you don’t follow my blog, well…OMG go follow it now!  Haha…just kidding (mostly). Anyway, Red Dead Redemption. Simply put, Red Dead is a brilliant game. It’s wonderfully designed, beautiful to look at, and thrilling to play. And…