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Dec 13, 2012, 10.15 AM IST | Source: Tech2.com

Ken Levine of Irrational Games wants games to tackle social issues

Irrational Games' BioShock Infinite is set to feature some very mature themes, like the rampant presence of racism in the game's world. Speaking with

Irrational Games' BioShock Infinite is set to feature some very mature themes, like the rampant presence of racism in the game's world. Speaking with Joystiq, creative director and lead writer Ken Levine explained his stance that video games shouldn't be restricted from tackling any sensitive issues."For my own personal tastes, I'm not afraid of any topic or I wouldn't walk away from any topic because it was controversial. And I wouldn't run towards any topic because it was controversial. There's a story I want to tell," Levine said. Levine also talked about how the developers at the studio test out narrative ideas. The story for BioShock Infinite was changed throughout the development of the game as the original concept didn't work with the visions for the universe.

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