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

Reviews // 5 Articles
Blogs // 121 Articles

Warp | 12 Apr 2012 // 4:00 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 // 3:00 PM

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


The Borderlands of 'Cibele' | 17 Nov 2015 // 1:36 AM

Cibele manifests the borderlands of youth in the shiny pink and purple screen of a young woman’s computer.

Expressing Yourself in 'Destiny' | 22 Oct 2015 // 2:10 AM

Keep in mind that even with the free credits that Bungie gave out to players, the ability to express yourself through these new emotes in Destiny costs real money.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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