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Daddy Issues: Constructions of Fatherhood in The Last of Us and BioShock Infinite

Abstract: This paper examines the dadification of digital games, the trend in which players are positioned as father (figures). Comparing the way fatherhood is imagined in The Last of Us and BioShock Infinite on both ludological and representational registers reveals contesting constructs of masculinity with different relations to feminist politics. Pointing to the increasing prevalence … Continue reading Daddy Issues: Constructions of Fatherhood in The Last of Us and BioShock Infinite