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.”