Tuesday 10 April 2018

…ReviewTheXboxHub (blog)Going into detail about objectivism for the first two Rapture games, the book throws some hefty theorems and opinions at you, but all are backed up and explained thoroughly. Each…

Posted 2 months ago Publication date: 10 Apr 2018
Friday 06 April 2018

…charismatic performance of Armin Shimerman as the Randian super-objectivist Andrew Ryan as he wrestles total control from the hands of the player in a brief, memorable moment. Jacob…

Posted 2 months ago Publication date: 06 Apr 2018
Thursday 15 March 2018
The Wrap

…across an underwater metropolis governed by Ayn Randian philosophies, only for things to turn bloody when residents become addicted to…

Posted 3 months ago Publication date: 15 Mar 2018
Thursday 15 February 2018
Altruism   BioShock  

…offers ludic freedom to choose between altruism/objectivism, but by denying the player the choice of choosing between Atlas/Ryan, narrative freedom is…

Posted 4 months ago Publication date: 15 Feb 2018
Saturday 10 February 2018

…as a commentary on the philosophical system called objectivism, proposed by Ayn Rand in her book, ‘Atlas Shrugged.’ Branded as a game that…

Posted 4 months ago Publication date: 10 Feb 2018
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 6 months ago Publication date: 11 Dec 2017
Sunday 01 October 2017

…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 9 months ago Publication date: 01 Oct 2017
Sunday 27 August 2017

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

Posted 10 months ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2017
Friday 25 August 2017

…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 10 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 10 months ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2017

…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 10 months ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2017
Monday 21 August 2017

…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 10 months ago Publication date: 22 Aug 2017