The 5 Ways Society Crumbles (According to Video Games)

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Published on 29 Dec 2019, 17:30
From Death Stranding, to Fallout, to The Last of Us, looming or recent apocalypses figure heavily in games of every genre, era, and budget. What is it about the end of the world (or its aftermath) that we find so compelling in our interactive entertainment? And what does it say about us, our interests as people, and our common fears as a global culture of gamers? IGN staffer Michael Swaim has some thoughts on the matter, and will totally come to your house and cry if you question any of them.