Three free Southeast Asian video games against Covid-19

The pandemic triggered by the Corona Virus keeps the world in terror and of course also affects game development around the world. On itch.io, we found three short and free games from Southeast Asia that each deal with the Covid19 threat and the associated restrictions. We hope you enjoy reading and playing – take care, stay at home and above all, stay healthy!

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How visitors to Cambodian genocide sites translate their emotions and impressions into digital games

A game about Cambodia’s harrowing history led to a vivid dream of exploring a chilling, maze-like museum symbolizing dictator Pol Pot’s burial site. Monumental sites like The Killing Fields evoke deep reflections on humanity. The games “The Killer” and “Cho-Am” offer poignant virtual interactions with the genocide’s legacy, inviting introspection on cruelty, death, and cultural afterlife beliefs. These unconventional games challenge players emotionally, leaving lasting impressions and provoking poignant contemplation on history’s darkest chapters.

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