Virtually Ideological: Neoliberalism, History and Resistance in the Video Games of 2020

Cyberpunk 2077
Cyberpunk 2077
Journey to the Savage Planet
Journey to the Savage Planet
The Last of Us Part 2
The Last of Us Part 2
Spelunky 2
Spelunky 2
Hades
Hades
Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima
No Straight Roads
No Straight Roads
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Paradise Killer
Paradise Killer

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Freelance critic and author of Ideology and the Virtual City (Zero Books, 2019). PhD from UCL. Culture, neoliberalism, ideology and video games. @JonBailes3

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Jon Bailes

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Freelance critic and author of Ideology and the Virtual City (Zero Books, 2019). PhD from UCL. Culture, neoliberalism, ideology and video games. @JonBailes3

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