Randex

Monday 21 August 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 6 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 6 months ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2017
Wednesday 16 August 2017
BioShock  

…Rapture; a former utopia turned-nightmare based on objectivism philosophy and genetic engineering…

Posted 6 months ago Publication date: 17 Aug 2017
Sunday 13 August 2017
The Guardian (London)
BioShock  

…with this, perhaps most famously in the 2007 Ayn Rand-inspired game BioShock. The question of free will leads into those of ethics. Virtue ethics…

Posted 7 months ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2017
Sunday 06 August 2017
BioShock  

…story is inspired by the philosophies of objectivism of Ayn Rand, which is reflected by its strong female characters and female narrators. Upon its release, “Bioshock” received praises from video game…

Posted 7 months ago Publication date: 06 Aug 2017
Wednesday 02 August 2017
BioShock  

…a darkly imaginative gameworld inspired by Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism. Set in an alternative…

Posted 7 months ago Publication date: 02 Aug 2017
Thursday 20 July 2017
Policy.Mic
BioShock  

…quiz booth hostesses with questions like ‘What Ayn Rand book is BioShock based on?’ in an effort to make them look stupid.” “I’ve even seen outlets quiz booth…

Posted 7 months ago Publication date: 20 Jul 2017
Tuesday 06 June 2017
BioShock  

…provides us with a fantastic critique of objectivism, The Last of Us forces gamers to question their very notions of humanity and GTA takes digs at the FBI, the government and American society and…

Posted 9 months ago Publication date: 05 Jun 2017
Friday 02 June 2017
Forbes

…Rapture, an underwater city built on concepts of Randian objectivism and individualism. Rapture was meant to be a utopia governed by natural laws, where the strong and brilliant were able to live free of…

Posted 9 months ago Publication date: 02 Jun 2017
Monday 29 May 2017
Game Informer
BioShock  

…is heavily inspired by the works of philosopher Ayn Rand. Smaller indie games are also becoming more politically-driven. The adventure game…

Posted 9 months ago Publication date: 29 May 2017
Tuesday 23 May 2017
Ars Technica
BioShock  

…created by the Russian-American philosopher Ayn Rand in the mid-20th century—is what stands between Bioshock having a hokey sci-fi plot, and one that gives it worth well beyond its now-waning…

Posted 9 months ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2016
Monday 01 May 2017
Newsweek
BioShock  

…he views as a “fun exercise” in the politics of Randian Libertarianism. “You don’t want to know the politics of your creator. I remember playing Bioshock and being like ‘I don’t want to know this …and…

Posted 10 months ago Publication date: 30 Apr 2017