Randex

Monday 11 December 2017

…story was trying to critique the selfish nature of objectivism: that the ruined setting argues that a society built only on self-interest was doomed to fail. This conflicts with the gameplay, which is all about…

Posted about 1 month ago Publication date: 11 Dec 2017
Sunday 01 October 2017
BioShock  

…all a damning critique of the telos found in the Objectivism philosophy of Ayn Rand. That critique is evidenced not only in the decaying world of Rapture, a city built on the dreams of Randian stand-in Andrew…

Posted 4 months ago Publication date: 01 Oct 2017
Sunday 27 August 2017
BioShock  

…like Rapture. An undersea metropolis built by Objectivists and, by the time the player arrives, destroyed by deregulation, its …and more…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2017
Friday 25 August 2017
BioShock  

…its story of a ruined undersea city and the brutal objectivist that led it to its doom was instantly canonized as one of the medium’s strongest artistic…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 23 Aug 2017
Tuesday 22 August 2017
Pocket Gamer

…Pocket GamerCreator Andrew Ryan builds Rapture on Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism, which says selfish grasping is moral and poor people are parasites. She most famously explored it in her novel…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2017
BioShock  

…BioShock" games are deeply rooted in the ideas of objectivism and are influenced by the literary works of George Orwell. A critically acclaimed video game, it is known for its morality-based storyline and unique…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2017
Monday 21 August 2017
USgamer
BioShock  

…of Rapture itself. The city, and its guiding Randian philosophy, feel so complete and focused that each subsequent outing in the BioShock entry just feels like a hand waved spinoff. Rapture, but…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2017
BioShock  

…music, photo ops, themed food and drinks, and an Ayn Rand underwater city that no one can escape and will return to the sea at the end of the night. Those aboard will be forever remembered as …and…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2017
PCGamesN
BioShock  

…when Infinite moved thematically from Objectivism and Orwell to American exceptionalism and the Occupy movement - and physically from ocean currents to sun-kissed clouds - its DLC couldn’t stay away…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2017
USgamer

…cosplay contests, photo ops, and free copies of Atlas Shrugged (kidding on …and more…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2017
PCGamesN
BioShock  

…shines bright ten years laterPCGamesNAll those Ayn Rand discussions make the game seem ‘legitimate’. But it’s worth remembering that horror is a difficult genre; generating terror and discomfort is a…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2017
The Onion A.V. Club
BioShock  

…its story of a ruined undersea city and the brutal objectivist that led it to its doom was instantly canonized as one of the medium’s strongest artistic…

Posted 5 months ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2017