Gross Out Games


Plastic's thread "Those Who Forget History Are Doomed To Repeat That Level" looks at games based on the 9/11 attacks and Columbine shootings:

While computer games based on real-life events aren't new ? think of WWII games, for instance ? games based on recent offline events are increasingly common," chlim01 writes. "And this gives rise to the question: are such games simply tasteless, or should they be viewed as tasteless art on the avant garde?

Reason's Jesse Walker commented on the shakey status of video games as art in "Birth of a Medium: Video games, art, and moral panic."