This video from Errant Signal breaks down the "keep your politics out of my games" mentality of some players in a well-organized, easy-to-digest manner, and is well worth watching.
Errant Signal's Chris Franklin discusses how "gamer" culture has deemed politics out of place in video games, and how many are quick to dismiss those who attempt to delve deeper into a game's political value.
Game examples include BioShock Infinite, GTA V
and Civilization V
. The full transcript of the video can be found over on the Errant Signal blog