Author: jaustin

Psychology in Sims

My favorite game in the whole entire world would have to be The Sims any kind, I love them all so I had to find an article on The Sims 3 a fairly recent Sims game that came out. When I was looking up article I wanted to find the most perfect one to do, and I came across one that was called “Exploring the Mysteries of the Mind with the Sims 3”. When I read this title I automatically was thinking that this had to do something with psychology since it had the word “mind” in it. I thought that the main concept would be about why and what type of people play Sims, I thought that that would be cool because it would give me an excuse to tell my mom why I play this game all the time.… Read the rest

Awareness through Games?!

Thanks to the social media we have become more and more aware of problems that not only happen in the United States but around the world as well. Many people have united to take a stand and fight for change and they will go through great measures to achieve it. A recent New York Times article brought light to the fact that there is a game that will draw attention to women’s issues. One of the biggest social media sites, Facebook, will be unveiling a new game that is based on the book “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” that focuses on bringing attention to issues like female genital mutilation and child prostitution.… Read the rest