Tag: Video Games

Stereotypes and Cybertypes in the internet and video games

In Lisa Nakaruma’s, Cybertyping and the Work of Race in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, the author brings out a distinct concept that perhaps doesn’t come out a lot in the issues of race (or at least not often as I know it).  Cybertyping as Nakaruma calls it, is “the distinctive ways that the Internet propagates, disseminates and commodifies images of race…

Relatable Media

In Scott McCloud’s understanding comics, he explains comics through a comic and for me puts comics as well as media in a new light.  Chapter 2 of his book, emphasizes the vocabulary involved in comics, mainly icons, and delves a bit deeper into cartoons and how comics and media can be the most relatable.   How is it that a…