Tagged: social themes

Screenshot from Freedom: Rebels in the Darkness

Freedom: Rebels in the Darkness Strategy category

Muriel Tramis’s slave rebellion strategy game confronts history with a cathartic rage never encountered in games – and it came out in the 80s.

Screenshot from Green

Green Strategy category

The throwback environmentalism in Green makes a cute political cartoon but a very vague strategy game.

Screenshot from Peter Gabriel: Eve

Peter Gabriel: Eve Multimedia category

Real World’s multimedia art collage uses its fragmentation to reveal anxieties about relationships and social behavior, an inventiveness that outpaces the parts dedicated to Peter Gabriel’s music.

Screenshot from SimHealth

SimHealth Educational categorySimulation category

A product of Maxis’s former business simulation division, SimHealth embodies the potential and danger of using games as educational tools for public policy and debate.