Monday, January 27, 2014

Slavery and Video Games in Assassin's Creed IV

It's interesting that experiencing the trials of slavery is the goal in this new version of Assassin's Creed IV, Freedom's Cry, an add-on titled Black Flag. It's an interesting attempt that might give some people, like those in my American Literature II class, a chance to experience some of what is occurring in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  Story is here:  http://kotaku.com/youre-an-escaped-slave-in-em-assassin-s-creed-iv-em-1442477523.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Another New Year

Once again we welcome new English for New Media students to our fold, good people with an interest in new media and English studies.  You can check out their blogs by clicking on the links to the right.  We'll be exploring and investigating many new tools and ideas about the convergence of English and the many varieties of new media.  Join us!