An Indian Perspective On Raji: An Ancient Epic

Raji: An Ancient Epic is an action-adventure video game that hit the Nintendo Switch about a month ago. Set in Ancient India, it stars the titular Raji, a young girl who stands against a demonic invasion.

Finding representation in video games is a chore for Indians around the globe, so Raji‘s commitment to the aesthetic and feel of true Indian culture shines through. So, in the run up to its wider release October 15, Nirav shares his thoughts on the game’s depiction and of Hindu mythology.

For more from Nirav on representation in video games, check out his video on what the protagonist of Far Cry 4 meant to him.

Also check out GameLuster’s video series, Console Tours, where Tim and Kate take you through the real life locations behind your favorite games.

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