Jorge Albor

Jorge Albor is a writer from the San Francisco Bay Area. His academic background includes international politics and social impact games. In addition to his work on PopMatters, he writes and creates podcasts about video games at http://www.experiencepoints.net/.

Reviews // 5 Articles
Blogs // 134 Articles
//Reviews

Warp | 12 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

Warp reconstructs the science-experiment-gone-wrong story into a mind-bending puzzler that revels in destructive play.

'The Darkness II' Is Easily the Most Wordy Shooter on the Market | 23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Like its predecessor, flaws mar The Darkness II’s otherwise impressive and interesting potential.

//Blogs

'Dark Souls', Bicycles, and Level Design | 14 Jul 2016 // 3:57 AM

How well could you draw a map of your favorite video game level?

'Overwatch' and Anger Issues | 30 Jun 2016 // 3:03 AM

I get angry in Overwatch not because I hate to lose, but because most of the time when I do lose, I can see so clearly how the loss could have been avoided.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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