Violence in BioShock Infinite, Ludonarrative Dissonance, and Historicism - SESSLER'S ...SOMETHING

Sessler's ...Something

Violence in BioShock Infinite, Ludonarrative Dissonance, and Historicism - SESSLER'S ...SOMETHING

As one of the most celebrated games of year, BioShock Infinite was praised for its engaging story. However, did the frequent and brutal violence take away from the narrative? Adam discusses the topic.

This week on Sessler's ...Something, Adam reflects on a conversation from last week's Address the Sess on the violence in BioShock Infinite. Is the violence and gore at odds with the narrative? Are we as a culture obsessed with violence? Do video games need to stop relying on violence?