OSW Death in Videogames II !
Super Mario Bros 2 (Japan) from 1986 had one of the first instances of suicide:
Warp back to World 1, or kill yourself and start World 3 again!
Jay’s back on the radio discussing death in videogames, concentrating on gaming’s unique presentation of suicide. It gets a bit indie! Originally aired on Going Out In Style, hosted by Valerie Vetter of Aftering.com on 11 Jan 2016.
Games covered include That Dragon Cancer, Upsilon Circuit, Don’t Starve, Rain, The Darkness, and Minecraft with Hololens. I’ve made a playlist so you can see footage of the games we’re talking about!
Valerie runs a website which is a resource for everything to do with funerals, Aftering.com, twitter @After_WhatNow. Woot! If you’ve any feedback on the show I’d love to hear it, comment below or tweet me!