Critical Gaming Series - GTA4: The Carnivalesque and Videogame Catharsis

By Amy Ratelle on Feb 10th, 2013

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

This discussion of violence in video games is part of Semaphore's Critical Gaming Series.

According to most people, videogame violence leads to young people becoming violent. However, what if videogames in fact offer a release from the pressures of everyday life? This event will begin with a brief presentation by Tracy Munusami and Kristina Chin, and will followed bya demo of Grand Theft Auto 4, and a critical discussion of the carnivalesque in videogames in general.    


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