Representation in Video Games: How it's done well, and how it's done poorly

Analyze representation in video games, and examples in which it’s done well, and where it’s done poorly. "Representation" in this case can be chosen to mean the representation of racial minorities, LGBT+ groups, or essentially, anyone seen as outside "the norm".

  • Additionally, why is representation in video games important? In other words, representation is important in every medium, so what makes video games unique in this area? – Stephanie M. 5 years ago
  • It's imperative to consider the types of games in which you decide the fate of your own character, potentially creating an LGBT+ character or designing a character to fall into a certain ethnic group, as well as considering how first-person perspectives in these games can either harm or aid in the process of representation. – tjensen22 4 years ago

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