Borderlands

How one game perfected and defined the looter shooter genre | Opinion

In recent years, we have seen some great and terrible loot-based shooting games. The looter shooter genre has been around for some time now, but one game redefined the use of colour-coded loot and role-playing mechanics in these games. The level of customisation, memorable missions and characters helps to distinguish the game from other shooters.

Mafia III

Should video games discuss racism and violence towards minorities? | Opinion

Racism in the United States has existed since the colonial era. White Americans were given privileges and rights, but these same rights were denied to minorities. In Mafia III, a game set in a fictional recreation of New Orleans in the 1960s, you experience the racism towards coloured people as a black protagonist.