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The 10 best Black video game protagonists
Representation means a lot in any entertainment medium. Though video games have arguably done a better job of creating Black protagonists than film and television, there’s still a long way to go. In a 2014 study by Ithaca College graduate student Ross Orlando, Black leads were present in only three percent of the most highly rated games between 2007 and 2012. Compare and contrast to white protagonists, who made up 67 percent of main characters.
PS5 and Xbox Series X: 5 big upgrades we want to see
The PS5 and Xbox Series X promise significant upgrades including ray tracing, solid state drive usage and 3D audio. They’ll also see improvements to everything else from controller configurations to connectivity. That doesn’t neglect the fact that users utilize consoles for tasks outside of gaming.