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An analysis of the game Detroit: Become Human

In this episode we will be analyzing the game Detroit: Become Human starting with a significant moment in the game. We will proceed with how androids are alluded to oppressed communities in the real-life society, how does the setting of the game affect player’s moral decision making, and raising awareness of the near future.  Come dive in the game with us, and see what path would you pick in these situations where you might face in real life! Spoilers Alert!

Producer: Kathy

Assistant Producer: Jessica

Appreciation for George’s help with line producing!


Holl, Elisabeth. “Rise of the machines – Moral decisions in Detroit: Become Human

Pettersen, Tanya Laolapha. “‘More Human Than Humans’ – How Video Games Play an Important Part in Socio-Critical Discussions.

Waszkiewicz, Agata. “‘Acta Humana’ 9 (2018) (Trans)humanism and the Postmodern Identities: the Player in Detroit: Become Human (2018) Introduction: from humanism to posthumanism

Music Sources:

Hearts AflutterCharmedDry airBy Grace by Podington Bear from Free Music Archive.