Mental Health- Depression In a Gamer’s Perspective

Dealing with Depression While Being a Popular Youtuber and Social Media

Mental Health Depression

Mental Health depression is a serious issues in this country. Recently, a YouTuber/Streamer named Etika took his own life. Etika was known for making Nintendo-related reaction videos. Also started a community called Joy-Con Boyz (named after Nintendo Switch controllers). Social media plays a huge role in suicide. Suicide is no joke and a lot of people have thoughts. Cyberbullying is a topic and apart of depression. Video Games sometimes help depression whether alone or with friends. Becoming a popular YouTuber/Streamer can be fun and games. Once you hit that 10,000 followers or more on Social Media. Trolls will come and bombard you. They will spread rumors and gossip about you. Once you say something controversial, there is no turning back. You might make an “I am sorry” video but will it be enough? What about your community? Will they back you up?

Etika

Depression is a invisible wall that no one will see. Someone may smile and act happy-go-luck, but deep inside there are not. You don’t know what that person is going through. Don’t be afraid to seek help but some don’t want it. Depression have some sub-categories like sadness, loneliness and heartbroken. Maybe something in your life that hurts inside. What about a dark memory that you can’t keep away? Those things trigger depression and hurts your mental state. There are some video games that deals with depression. Indigo Prophecy deals with mental issues with its characters. Lucas Kane commit murder and mental breakdowns. Carla Valenti is claustrophobic and have panic attacks. If you want to check out this game. It will change what you think of mental health.

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Fahrenheit Indigo Prophecy Remastered – Metal State Review

Fahrenheit Indigo Prophecy Remastered – Metal State Video Game Review

What is Fahrenheit Indigo Prophecy Remastered?

Fahrenheit Indigo Prophecy Remastered is a cinematic action-adventure video game. This game is developed by Quantic Dream (Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls). Its focus on metal state, life threatening situations and supernatural superstitions. Main plot of Fahrenheit is about man named Lucas Kane. Lucas is possessed by an unknown force (The Oracle). He stabs a man at local diner and doesn’t know what happen. Later on, finds answers and have panic attacks about his past misconduct. This murder case caught the attention of NYPD. Two detectives Carla Valenti and Tyler Milles find clues on what happen at the diner. Putting the pieces together to solve this case and seek redemption. Lucas, Carla and Tyler got their hands full at the moment.

Fahrenheit Indigo Prophecy Remastered fight scene

During development, it took David Cage to write a full-game design document for Fahrenheit. The Final script was about 2,000 pages long. Fahrenheit uses multiple views was inspired by TV Series 24 and a challenge because of limitations of the PlayStation 2’s memory. 80 of Quantic Dream staff worked on the title about two years. Fahrenheit storyline were inspired by Fight Club, Snake Eyes and Dune. David Cage was impressed by pervious work of David Lynch films. He hired Angelo Vadalamenti for the project and don’t want soundtrack be genetic orchestral piece. Cage wants the music be more emotional and atmospheric something Bealdalmenti could achieved. The title was change Indigo Prophecy because of confusion of Fahrenheit 9/11. The game was rated adult only because of sex scenes and some remove from US version.

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