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PBS Game/Show Considers What Permadeath in Games Teaches Us About Life

Game over, man. Game over.

Death is permanent, but not in video games. Unless it’s permadeath, which is kind of a novel concept in gaming. When your character dies, that’s it. There’s no reloading. Game over. Forever. In this week’s Game/Show host Jamin Warren looks at what video game permadeath can teach us about life and actual death.

(via PBS Game/Show)

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