The Philosophy, Art, and Social Influence of games
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Alakhami
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Re: Video games and philosophy

by Alakhami Sat May 26, 2018 4:00 am

The Talos Principle takes inspiration from the christian philosophical idea of Logos and puts a slight oriental twist to it. Nier Automata is basically a distillation of existentialism philosophy (while at the same time being a critique of all of philosophy in general) whilst making you (I really suggest you do not read the spoiler since it's one of the biggest things that happen int he game which you REALLY should experience)
make a metaphoric boddhisattva oath by self immolation to free yourself from the burden of existence
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Re: Video games and philosophy

by ayumarcan Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:20 am

I've once bumped into a theory that Hitman himself is a human (more or less human) form of Thanatos, the Death itself.
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