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Mr Agent Michael Thorton – Alpha Protocol Review

“I might as well ask you if all those vodka martinis ever silence the screams of all the men you’ve killed… or if you find forgiveness in the arms of all those willing women for all the dead ones you failed to protect.”  Goldeneye Those words echoed throughout my head throughout my playthrough of Alpha Protocol. Though Martini’s were sadly scarce, willing women were not, and there was at least one I failed to protect. A villain made me choose between saving her and disarming his bombs, I did my duty, but an innocent woman paid for it. Through it…

Violence required

The effects of violent videogames on the real world has been long debated. I’m not going to cover old ground here except to say that there has yet to be any proof that violent games have any negative effect on people who are in a normal state of mind. That whole argument is for another place in space and time, what I am going to put across here is much more niche: For a multiplayer game to have appeal beyond novelty, violence is a requirement – like it or not. Any form of entertainment we consume generally relates some form…