Game Issues & Design Concerns – References

Character Representation

Out of Character: how to design good game characters” by Michel Sabbagh

“Researcher examines racial and gender representation in top 50 video games” by Stephen Shoemaker

Creating Diverse Characters

“Diverse Game Characters: Write Them Now!” by Jill Murray

Additional rsource: “Sex in Video Games” by David Gaider


“Nintendo removes controversial ‘gay conversion’ scene in Fire Emblem: Fates” by Mark Walton

Procedural Argumentation

McDonald’s Video Game

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Additional rsource: Persuasive Games by Ian Bogost