The bad guys (in video games)
March 26, 2011 § 2 Comments
Do video games create a world of fiction? A world where imaginary characters fight each other in fictional battles? Or do they reflect, to some degree, the existing relationships between countries and continents?
The following world map highlights the origin of the really bad guys that threatens us in video games over the past decade. Terrorists, guerillas, mercenaries, or just insane leaders come, most of the times, from the so-called ‘axis of evil’ nations, from corrupted governments or countries with a history of Islamic terrorism.
You can see the full map in order to understand how politics and international affairs affects the gaming industry after the jump.
For the time being, there is no Libya or Pakistan on the map, but we will wait and see what will be released in the following months.
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