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Creating video games with a social purpose

rosie1.jpgThere's a new video game out there called Assembling Rosie which explores the perpetuation of stereotypes related to women and their life choices. It was created during Critical Hit Montreal, a 10-week summer gaming program that is wrapping up at Concordia University this week.Rosie_Front01.jpg

Critical Hit offers the opportunity to students and aspiring video game creators to develop innovative experimental games, motivated by contemporary social, cultural and political concerns.

I spoke with members of the team behind "Assembling Rosie". Charlotte Fisher and Jessica Marcotte were in our Montreal studios yesterday.

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