Antifa: The Video Game

An attendee uses a Nintendo Switch game console at the Paris Games Week trade fair in Paris, France, October 29, 2019. (Benoit Tessier/Reuters)
Who’s up for chucking Molotov cocktails at capitalist pigs?

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I can never resist a video game with a political angle to it, even if its politics are repulsive. That’s how I found myself playing Tonight We Riot, a retro beat-’em-up in which you lead workers in a violent revolt against an oppressive capitalism where everyone but the rich toils away for a pittance.

The game’s developers, Pixel Pushers Union 512, are apparently not joking about this, at least not completely. They wanted this title to be “unapologetically leftist,” and they operate as a worker-owned cooperative.

The game’s ideology isn’t some kind of Bernie Sanders “socialism” based on Denmark, either. The story

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