In 2019, in our space of video game fun, innovation and economic strife, we stand on what sometimes feels like the primary battlefield of a culture war. As video game communities grow more diverse and inclusive, the backlash against that gets angrier and more like a cornered animal. Part of that is a loud movement against the ideas of "politics" in games, which more or less shows that for some people, things like reading comprehension and subtext are akin to scaling a mountain. So that being said, while most works of art include "politics" by their very nature of being narratively-charged creative work, I've compiled a list of ten big, popular, and well-received video games that are overtly adjacent to politics.
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