When the U.S. shows up in the region with a rule book and bright smiles and says “play nice,” it doesn’t reassure Middle Easterners. When Russia shows up, grim, uninformative and launching hails of bombs, they’re considered heroes.
When it comes to the depiction of LGBT in video games, Metal Gear Solid has been the leader. The series has featured a variety of characters that have broken the stereotype to drive one of gaming's most memorable stories.
Few media companies have managed to do what VICE has done — what began as a roughly $15,000 investment has turned into a company worth over $1 billion. The secret to their success, though it may sound clichéd, is simple — being innovative.
Scotland Yard's Vice Squad has been given a new name, which certainly does not evoke the same image. It is now officially known as Serious Crime Directorate 9: Human Exploitation and Organised Crime Command, or SCD9.