Mark Filipowich
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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

Reviews // 35 Articles
Blogs // 61 Articles

'Dream' Makes a Case for the Waking Life | 9 Sep 2015 // 3:09 AM

Far be it for me to decide for you what your opinions on walking simulators are, but Dream is one caught between the worlds of self-proclaimed “art games” and traditionally designed goal-oriented games.

'Kyn' Is a Straightforward Enough RPG in the Best Way Possible | 26 Aug 2015 // 2:25 AM

Kyn is generic, but somehow it is generic in the most intriguing way that a fantasy game could be.


'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.

//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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