Where are the Radical Politics of Cyberpunk?

As the long-anticipated video game Cyberpunk 2077 looms on the horizon (or begins to, at least) Cameron Kunzelman writes about how the politics of the cyberpunk genre are in its aesthetics, and considers what exactly it is those politics are.

Source: Waypoint
Published: Jul 6, 2018
Length: 7 minutes (1,809 words)

Let’s Talk About Guns and Video Games

In his introduction to a weeklong series on the relationship between games and guns, Waypoint Editor-in-Chief Austin Walker outlines the need to reflect on how violence in games often transforms from an act into something else, a mode of being, and the need to reflect empathetically and critically on that transformation.

Source: Waypoint
Published: Mar 19, 2018
Length: 6 minutes (1,680 words)