Scott Juster

Scott Juster is a writer from the San Francisco Bay Area. He has an academic background in history and is interested in video game design and the medium's cultural significance. In addition to his work on PopMatters, he writes and creates podcasts about video games at

Reviews // 11 Articles
Blogs // 132 Articles

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance: Blade Wolf | 23 Jun 2013 // 11:20 PM

Blade Wolf isn't the sharpest cyborg in the drawer.

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance | 26 Feb 2013 // 6:00 PM

Whether you're looking for conspiracy theories about memetic war propaganda or you simply want to slice a helicopter into a thousand pieces, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance delivers.


Representing a Disease in 'That Dragon, Cancer' | 21 Jan 2016 // 3:00 AM

Cancer is tragic, but it’s also mundane, absurd, and sometimes even funny. That Dragon, Cancer is an unflinching look at the disease.

Delightful Design in 'Super Mario Maker' | 7 Jan 2016 // 2:01 AM

With Super Mario Maker, Nintendo created both a tool and a toy.

//Mixed media


Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour

// Notes from the Road

"McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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