Mattie Brice currently writes reviews and articles on gaming for Moving Pixels, The Border House, and Game Critics. She focuses on sexuality, diversity, and narrative topics in games and aims to study and create interactive narratives. You can follow her on Twitter with @xMattieBrice
'Final Fantasy XIII-2' Looks Like a Company Grasping at Straws | 26 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM
A lot of XIII-2’s value comes from the correct choices it made to improve its predecessor, but it also makes you wonder if Square Enix improved the right things.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim | 19 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
It isn’t just being pretty that makes Skyrim feel like a Jack London story, but instead its philosophy of striving for a photorealistic depiction of a reality.
Must I Say Goodbye?: Leaving Behind jRPGs | 9 Apr 2012 // 11:00 PM
The idea of Japanese RPGs vs. Western RPGs seems like a false dichotomy. Rather, it’s just jRPGs vs. everything else.
'Dear Esther', We’re Moving Past Story | 26 Mar 2012 // 11:00 PM
Dear Esther critiques games that use innumerable amounts of game mechanics to communicate experience. It achieves much with just one.