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 // 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.
Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit | 21 Oct 2012 // 10:00 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 // 6:00 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 // 6:00 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
Quiet Community Building in 'Splatoon' and 'Rocket League' | 20 Aug 2015 // 4:26 AM
From squid parties to replay trolling, I don’t really need to talk to my opponents or teammates to know who they are.
The Nature of Art, Computers, and Limitation in 'Her Story' | 6 Aug 2015 // 2:26 AM
Her Story looks like a computer, but it doesn’t act like one.
'Rocket League' Is a Beautifully Ridiculous Game | 23 Jul 2015 // 3:00 AM
Rocket League is a work of art, but it’s more Pelé than Picasso.
The Identity Crisis of 'Batman Arkham Knight' | 9 Jul 2015 // 3:00 AM
Batman’s identity isn’t so much a secret as it is something that is missing.
Pleasant Surprises at E3 | 25 Jun 2015 // 3:00 AM
Some might think it sad that seeing video game companies actually focus on video games is a surprise, but right now I’m too shocked and happy to be cynical.