“Remember, remember, the 5th of November…” On this 5th of November we’d like to spotlight videogames with a rebellion or revolutionary theme.
Bioshock: Infinite: Leaving the decaying depths of Rapture, we find the city of Columbia in turmoil. The white-supremacist tyrant Comstock has created an idyllic society for the loyal and faithful. For everyone else, not so much, but the Vox Populi will make sure that the suffering of the workers is repaid in kind. Liberation is near, and Comstock must fall, but nobody knows who will rise in the ashes of Columbia. Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Playstation 4
Assassin’s Creed: Unity: In a series known for historical fiction intrigue, play your part as Arno Dorian as you witness the revolution that struck fear into Europe’s nobility, the French Revolution. Liberté, égalité, fraternité! Playstation 4, Xbox One
Wolfenstein: New Order and New Colossus: When the Nazis won WWII, the world fell to the fascist war machine and a new draconian world order rose. Decades later, the resistance found new life in an old soldier, “BJ” Blazkowicz. Play as BJ and help liberate the world from the Nazis, because in this game you’re here for one thing, and one thing only… Killing Nazis. New Order: Playstation 4, Xbox One. New Colossus: Playstation 4, Xbox One
Detroit: Becoming Human: Witness the rise of a new form of life and their fight for rights and recognition. Becoming Human makes you experience the conflicting viewpoints of three androids within human society: two trying to escape and/or break it, and one whose purpose is to hunt them down. Playstation 4
Just Cause 3 and 4: Whether you’re discovering the meddling influence of “The Agency” (CIA) on a country’s interests or simply trying to save your friends from a tin-pot dictator, this rebellion is right for you. Behind all the extreme stunts, giant maps, and explosions… there is a story of rebellion and liberation to be told. Just Cause 3: Playstation 4, Xbox One. Just Cause 4: Playstation 4, Xbox One