At Play in the Carceral State
Lots of soccer and Harry Potter but no Call of Duty.
Critical Distance looks at some of the best writing on games and incarceration.
'Letters from Incarcerated Gamers' is a time capsule that explores the desire for freedom and the power dynamics of prison.
Games can be a key tool in reshaping our thoughts about crime and punishment.
How long wait times and lack of precedent impede efforts to study the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
"The arrival of improved internet and cellular service in Gitmo completely transformed the social ecosystem of the base."
A battle between Superman and Batman showcases the limit of the superhero allegory.
Under the Trump presidency, future of games at Gitmo is yet to be determined.
How the genre's earliest influences and limitations created a tradition of metaphorical imprisonment.
'Murder Dog IV: The Trial of Murder Dog' revels in the arbitrariness of justice.