From The Guardian:
How video games are fuelling the rise of the far right
by Alfie Bown
Violent, isolationist and misogynist desires course through games – and push rightwing ideologies on players
Mon 12 Mar 2018
… First, rightwing ideologies have been overrepresented and dominant throughout the history of video games. Although affected by context, video games have long focused on the expulsion of “aliens” (Space Invaders to XCOM), fear of impure infection (Half-Life to The Last of Us), border control (Missile Commander to Plants vs Zombies), territory acquisition (Command & Conquer to Splatoon), empire building (Civilization to Tropico), princess recovery (Mario to Zelda), and restoration of natural harmony (Sonic to FarmVille).
He does have a point …