Ahead of his time postmodernist Jean Baudrillard gave us his controversial theories on hyperreality decades ago, the concept of images or simulations which depict a distorted image of reality, but comes to be accepted as the reality. Or, to (perhaps overly) simplify, the way in which preconceptions, stereotypes and misleading ideas can seem closer to … Continue reading Video Games and the Hyperreal
The oft forward-thinking folks over at Ubisoft have just recently released a new, modified version of their massively popular Assassins Creed: Origins to the world. This version of their game is intended to be used as an educational tool or for those simply wishing to immerse themselves in the Ancient Egyptian world they have reconstructed. … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed: ‘Discovery Tour’ – Groundbreaking Innovation?