ShockCast Episode 23 – Are Games Stuck in a Creative Rut?

on July 23, 2010 12:00 PM

ShockCast Episode 23 – Are Games Stuck in a Creative Rut?DualShockers is officially one year old this week, and we’re bringing the ShockCast to a whole new level . This week’s show is definitely our funniest and most entertaining episode yet, but at the same time we managed to tackle some pretty serious gaming topics. The first main topic is a discussion on the state of games, the industry, and creativity as a whole. Are games stuck in  creative rut? And if so what will get them out of it? Topic number two we discuss a topic that has always been surrounded with controversary, and it’s the argument of whether or not games should include or be based on current events. Terrorism plots in games in the current generation are at an all time high; the question is should games be based on current events? Does it make the game any more engaging or is it an example of poor taste? These questions and many more answered in this week’s show. Make sure to give it a listen below!

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Joel Taveras is one of the founding members of DualShockers. He hails from New York City where he lives with his wife and two sons. During his tenure with the site, he's held every position from news writer to community manager to editor in chief. Currently he manages the behind the scenes and day-to-day operations at the publication.