On Religious Videogames and “El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron”

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, while far from 2011's most popular game, was one of last year's most important games. I say this because it was one of the first games that took seriously the idea of a holy God (a God who is all-powerful and all-knowing). Consequently, I was encouraged to see our very own Richard Clark starting a series of articles on the game.In the first of four articles, Richard begins by discussing the lack of spiritual games from Western developers: Religious … [Read more...]