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 http://www.experiencepoints.net/.
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance: Blade Wolf | 23 Jun 2013 // 10:20 PM
Blade Wolf isn't the sharpest cyborg in the drawer.
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance | 26 Feb 2013 // 5:00 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.
Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit | 21 Oct 2012 // 9:00 PM
Should you play Hell Yeah!? It has undead rabbits, slick bullet-hell action, and hilarious gags so I'd say...definitely!
'Papo & Yo' Never Loses Sight of Its Central Metaphor | 23 Aug 2012 // 5:00 PM
Papo & Yo's mixture of magical realism, poignant metaphors, and platforming challenges make it an outstanding achievement in video game storytelling.
'Dyad' Pairs Seemingly Contradictory Elements | 9 Aug 2012 // 5:00 PM
Part racing game, part arcade challenge, and part sensory experience, Dyad is a game comprised of odd couples.
Silent Hill: Downpour //25.Apr.12
Sonic CD //29.Jan.12
The Ico & Shadow of the Colossus Collection //29.Nov.11
Video Games in the Era of "Engagement" | 5 Nov 2015 // 1:51 AM
Candy Crush is a sugar-coated vision of games as a service.
Getting Trapped in 'Metal Gear Solid V's War Economy | 28 Oct 2015 // 2:41 AM
MGS V isn’t the first game to comment on the military-industrial complex, but it is probably the sneakiest. It allows you to understand it by allowing you to play your own part in it.
Insignificance in 'Star Wars: Battlefront' | 15 Oct 2015 // 1:39 AM
Make no mistake: you’re not the chosen one, and you’re not meant to bring balance to the Force.
Getting to Know the Ground in ‘Metal Gear Solid V’ | 1 Oct 2015 // 2:00 AM
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain teaches you to stop and smell the soil.
A Fleeting Sense of Presence in 'Everybody's Gone to the Rapture' | 10 Sep 2015 // 2:00 AM
Looking for authenticity and contrivances while slowly shuffling through the apocalypse.