Playing to Understand the World: New Video Games Open up Real-life Experiences
What is life like in a warzone? How do sexual minorities navigate lack of understanding in daily life? More and more video games are providing windows into these sorts of real-life situations. As improving software lowers the technical hurdles for making games and distribution platforms become easily accessible, more creators are able to take risks and put their personal experiences into their work. We take a look at some unique games that have recently achieved global acclaim and popularity.

Yui (Actor / TV personality)
Inoue Akito (Lecturer, Ritsumeikan University)