Bob Whitaker is a history PhD from Austin, Texas. He is the creator of the video series History Respawned, which features professional historians discussing historical video games. You can follow Bob on twitter @whitakeralmanac.
Historians consider elements of cultural history in Diablo III. Topics include angels, demons, witches, demonic possession, hell and purgatory.
Historians consider the counter-factual history in Wolfenstein: The New Order.
Historian Bob Whitaker reviews the historical content in Valiant Hearts: The Great War.
Historians consider Assassin's Creed Freedom Cry and Liberation.
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Game 's didn 't teach ...
Game 's didn 't teach me history, but they did inspire me to learn it. This is a great point. I think some instructors get a bit too hung up on the historical inaccuracies of a game, book, or movie. I tend to think anything that encourages the student to ...