By Terrence Wiggins Revenge tales are a dime a dozen. It’s a well-worn story trope that’s been used in videogames almost from the beginning. For me, these stories never felt truly important. They were a means to an end, way stations between gameplay segments. But Mafia III is different. The game starts you off in … Continue reading Mafia III: Catharsis Through Extreme Violence @TheBlackNerd on @PasteGames
by Justin Jones for I Need Diverse Games The news cuts in, updating me on the latest in the trial of a white man who murdered two black men on his stoop. He claims self defense; he claims he was reacting to rampant reports of “black rage” against white people. He feared for his life. … Continue reading Mafia III tackles racism with brutal honesty and candor – Review by @LJay90
https://youtu.be/DjYy2KarlrA After a few hours with Mafia III, Shareef explains how it handles the racial issues in 1960s America in a respectable way. Obviously there are spoilers for the game, proceed with caution if you are playing as well.