Review: Dandara (PC)

Developer: Long Hat House Publisher: Raw Fury Genre: Platformer, Adventure, (Metroidvania) Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Switch, Mobile Rating: E for Everyone Price: $14.99 I would have never even heard of Dandara except that I had been patronizing on a message board full of individuals who were trading information on black creatives with some hashtag from earlier in…

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A Savior Is Born: Dandara as Christian Allegory

Dandara is a video game inspired by an actual historical Afro-Brazilian woman bearing the same name. The real-life Dandara is a little-known figure whose record was likely suppressed because she might have provided an inspirational “Harriet Tubman” effect for a population that first the Dutch, and later, the Portuguese wanted to subdue into slavery. We know…

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