Should Trigger Warnings be used in Video Games?

Hey, Gamers. This post is a little heavy and therefore I recommend making sure you’re in the right headspace before reading. It won’t be too bad but I am going to discuss things such as child abuse, sexual assault and hate crimes. I will also be talking a little bit about my experience with theContinue reading “Should Trigger Warnings be used in Video Games?”

Gaming Quote of the Week #10

So this one is kind of corny but I feel like it’s important to keep in mind. If you haven’t played ‘To The Moon’ (I haven’t either but that’s going to change very soon- I have read loads about it though), I recommend it. Personal touch, but I’m in my last year of University. I’veContinue reading “Gaming Quote of the Week #10”

An insight into what I think a game about DID should be like

Okay, you guys know me well enough to know that a lot of my posts are impulsive and full of emotion. This… is kind of like that… but at the same time, not really. You see, I’ve thought about this a lot. I just never thought I would put it out into the world. So,Continue reading “An insight into what I think a game about DID should be like”

Gaming quote of the week #7

“Don’t ever stop. Always keep going, no matter what happens and is taken from you. Even when life is so unfair, don’t give up.”- Ezio, Assassins Creed II I think this year has been bad in some way for everyone. I actually liked the quarantine because I don’t like going outside and interacting with otherContinue reading “Gaming quote of the week #7”

Gaming quote of the Week #5

“The darkness may destroy my body, but it can’t touch my heart. My heart will stay with my friends. It’ll never die!”- Sora, Kingdom Hearts (2002) There’s no funny quote this time, no jokes or a funny story to tell. The heartless in Kingdom Hearts equate, for me at least, to depression. The darkness thatContinue reading “Gaming quote of the Week #5”

Should mental illness be used in video games?

I am not going to pretend I have a degree in psychology in this post (although my partner is doing a degree in psychology, so I do like to think I know a decent amount of stuff); this is going to be a sincere post about a very serious topic. I have several mental illnesses,Continue reading “Should mental illness be used in video games?”

What ‘Until Dawn’ teaches about mental health, and why it is important.

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR UNTIL DAWN (2014). Until Dawn is a psychological horror game, with emphasis on the psychological part. This article will discuss what this game teaches its audience about mental health illnesses, and why this is important. Mental illness is shown primarily through the character of Josh Washington, the elder brother of twins HannahContinue reading “What ‘Until Dawn’ teaches about mental health, and why it is important.”