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This War of Mine: The Little Ones Is About Kids

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This War of Mine is a game about war, but it takes a different angle than most games—how would you survive behind the scenes as a civilian in a warzone? What lines would you be willing to cross to keep a family member alive? Polish developer 11 bit studios has moved on to create This War of Mine: The Little Ones, this time telling the story of the children caught in the crossfire.  Read More

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Why Parents Should Study Up on “Realistic” Military Shooters

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The past decade has seen the rise of a previously nonexistent genre of video games often referred to as “realistic shooters” or “realistic action.” Before the 2007 release of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, shooters would generally be about overblown antics divorced from reality. “Realistic” military shooters attempted to give shooters a more real look.

There’s a problem with this nomenclature, though: these depictions aren’t realistic at all. Modern shooters often present combat as devoid of any moral grey areas.

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