The Video Games and Religion: Apocalypse and Utopia online symposium took place on 19 November 2020. Following the event, contributors were invited to provide brief videos/podcasts summarising their papers, the first of these have been posted and they are now available on the main symposium page.
The first batch of postings includes:
- Madelaine Caritas Longman, ‘The Quest for Ontological Truth in Pokémon: Red and Blue’
- Matt Horrigan, ‘Apocalyptic Fictions, Thanatic Simulations: Videogames and the Figuration of Death’
- Robert Houghton, ‘There Will Be a Reckoning: Galactic Apocalypse as Endgame in Stellaris’
- Taylor Weaver, ‘JRPGs and Apocalypse: Aliens, Evil and Christ Types’