Mark Filipowich is a freelance journalist based out of London, Ontario. He has a Bachelor's degree in English and psychology. He writes about video games, television, film and other areas of pop culture around the internet. You can read more of his work at big-tall-words.com
'Toren' and the Art of Mythmaking | 19 May 2015 // 2:44 AM
Toren does everything that games are supposed to be excellent at while also providing all the things that games need most right now. It looks stunning, it sounds incredible, and every moment of play is filled with importance.
Brother Against Brother: The Drawing of the Sword | 7 May 2015 // 2:54 AM
The game doesn't portray brothers fighting brothers. It shows pieces on a map easing into firing range of one another with the objective of causing more casualties than they suffer.
'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative | 6 May 2015 // 2:00 AM
The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.
Fighting Games and the Power of Motion | 22 Jul 2014 // 1:00 AM
Fighting games are more deeply centered on physical movement than any other game genre and that focus highlights the myriad of ways that motion can be presented.