What is it like to be a Gamer or pursue Game Studies in India? Riko Banerjee

Even though video gaming as a hobby and career is slowly getting recognition in India, majority of the population still scoff at the activity, shunning gamers and game researchers alike, citing out-of-context and sometimes even false media propaganda. The challenges faced by a typical gamer in India include lack of information, budget limitation, lack ofContinue reading “What is it like to be a Gamer or pursue Game Studies in India? Riko Banerjee”

Aritro Bhattacharya— The Secret Seekers, NieR:Automata and Searching for Meaning in a Meaningless World

The Shadow of the Colossus (released in Japan as Wander and the Colossus) sparked a decade long search for a hidden mystery in the game’s world by a community of Gamers who aptly named themselves “The Secret Seekers”. This real-life quest for a hidden truth mirrors the plot of another game, NieR:Automata in which theContinue reading “Aritro Bhattacharya— The Secret Seekers, NieR:Automata and Searching for Meaning in a Meaningless World”