Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

Dr Nick Robinson on the role of military video games in politics

Video games continue to provoke controversy. With the release of the game Medal of Honor, which purports to depict the realities of the ongoing war in Afghanistan, Dr Nick Robinson, Lecturer in Politics and Videogames, offers his expert take on the role of military video games in contemporary politics and asks: what are the implications of allowing the gamer to fight the war on terror?

Podcast: The role of military video games in contemporary politics [MP3: 9.1MB] [10 minutes]

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