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Videogame associated with evil

by Critical Commons Manager

A wealthy villain played by Klaus Maria Brandauer challenges James Bond to a video game showdown with money or a woman at stake for the winner. The gaming system also delivers electric shocks to the loser, amplifying the hypermasculine aspect of the challenge. Although it is an unconventional interpretation of the concept of a home gaming console, the obsessive and ruthless associations of this game within the narrative context of the film make it consistent with Hollywood's stereotypical denigration of home gaming systems.

James Bond video game showdown

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James Bond and the bad guy face off over a glorified two-player version of Missile Command in Never Say Never Again

from Never Say Never Again (1983)
Creator: Irvin Kershner
Distributor: MGM
Posted by Critical Commons Manager