Why Games Have Always Obsessed Over Pandemic Authoritarianism

When we talk about the end of the world in games, it’s mostly in the register of what it means for the player. I control some zombie-hating badass with a dead family who wrecks shit through the wasteland, or I’m a part of a crack team of revenant warriors resurrected from the corpse of the government to bend the world true again.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/g5x9dq/why-games-have-always-obsessed-over-pandemic-authoritarianism

Excellent piece from Cameron, as ever.