Political Ideology and Skyrim Reviews

Posted by | January 19, 2012

Normally, we here at Vox don’t get much into politics, because at the end of the day, the play’s the thing. Then, I came across a review of Bethesda’s Skyrim which started out, “As a conservative, I’m always a little bit wary when it comes to video game storytelling. Game development studios, if you ask me, have a decidedly liberal bias.” The article then goes on to consider Fallout 3: New Vegas as an indictment of the failure of democracy, and then finds time to consider Skyrim itself in a thoroughly political light. While Poe’s Law prevents me from making any judgements, I did find the review interesting enough to pass along. The Tech has the story.


1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    January 19, 2012 5:55 am

    Maybe it’s just me, but if you’re the type to confine the whole of human experience into terms of “liberal” and “conservative,” then perhaps you need to get out more.

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