Deconstructed Part 2
Photographed/Created between Mar.2013-Jun.2013
Gaming has been around for as long as most of us can remember. Often the gamer is defined by the games they play and the tools they use. The controller is a pivotal tool used in gaming; each console comes with its own controller, designed to maximize the experience of the system. As we game, these controllers become an extension of our own movements. They transform the way we game and our actions and conduct. They are extensions of ourselves, and as we use them we grow attached to their touch. They are used to break language barriers and travel across continents. As we use them, they take on our characteristics, as much as we take on theirs.
Deconstructed is a series of dissected controllers collected from the gamers who owned them. Each controller was used and often played until it was no longer operable. Some have been physically altered, and others were damaged in attempts to fix them. This is their autopsy, a chance to compare our growth and commitment to the tools we use to game.
Video Game Weapons: Guns
From handguns, to guns with chainsaws, to gunblades and even guns strapped to your high heels. The creativity and effort put into all these crazy weapons are so detailed. Whether or not these weapons look funky, the best part of playing video games is enjoying how awesome all of these weapons are and seeing what they can do to your enemies. Even better when it’s customizable.