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Retro-futurism in Video Games – Part 2

The first two Bioshock games, though similar, move us forward in time from the setting of Bioshock Infinite toward a Dieselpunk approach. Dieselpunk is again quite similar to Steampunk but instead, as the name suggests, it relies more on diesel powered technology moving forward. This tends to be set around the same era as World… Read More

Retro-futurism in Video Games – Part 1

Video games are an unquestionably huge form of media. Since they’re birth they’ve gone from strength to strength in a remarkably short amount of time and are now the most interactive form of storytelling available. As a result they have big franchises, just like blockbuster movies, that people love and look forward to. These come… Read More