Thursday, June 20, 2019

Games Have Always Tried to Whitewash Nazis

What about the whitewashing of aliens, demons and monsters

EA’s flagship shooter might be on the cutting edge of mainstream video gaming, but its naive politics are years behind the state of historical research. The argument that a character fought bravely and heroically for Germany, but not the Nazis, isn’t just naive, but it’s one that was aggressively promulgated by German war criminals themselves.