The Prevalence and Variations of Orientalism in the Gaming Industry: Visual Essay

https://youtu.be/y67yTlovcFY Reflection Through the process of creating this visual essay, I have learned the importance and meaning that images can carry through visual semiotics (Pires, 2021). As many of my images represent a whole paragraph of research from my report, it was important to find images that effectively demonstrated what that paragraph was about.  Karen …

The Prevalence and Variations of Orientalism in the Gaming Industry: Report

Edward Said (1978) states that “the essence of Orientalism is the ineradicable distinction between Western superiority and Oriental inferiority”. This view of the West versus the Oriental East is shown through the medium of video games. It’s important to understand this presence of Orientalism in video games, as Leonard (2004, cited in Höglund, J. 2008) states …

Orientalism in the Gaming Industry

https://youtu.be/pPdN_YkoUh8 References ARTICLES Sensoy, Ö. 2016, Angry Muslim men: Neo-orientalism and the pop culture curriculum, Critical Education, 7(16). Viewed 4 May 2021, <http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/criticaled/article/view/186189&gt; Tucker, E. n.d., The Orientalist Perspective: Cultural Imperialism in Gaming, viewed 5 May 2021, <http://www.aughty.org/pdf/orientalist_perspective.pdf&gt; IMAGES NINTENDO OF AMERICA INC. 2017, The Legend of Zelda: breath of the wild [cartridge] Wii U …

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