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Thursday, September 22 2011

Hitting Close to Home: Relating to Catherine’s “Family Values”

What's worse than enduring Catherine's selfish, unlikeable characters? The fact that I found myself relating to them.


Tuesday, September 13 2011

Constructing Community in ‘Catherine’

Is it cheating when the game wants you to seek outside help?


Monday, August 22 2011

Moving Pixels Podcast: Misogyny, Misandry, and ‘Catherine’

Settle in for an evening with Moving Pixels as we explore the dark themes and curious gameplay of Atlus's biggest release to date, Catherine.


Wednesday, August 10 2011

The Taming of the Dude: ‘Catherine’ and the Sex Comedy

Much of the driving force of Catherine’s ethics seems to be traditionally moralistic, given its consideration of marriage as the only real means of “taming the dude.”


Sunday, August 7 2011

‘Catherine’ Is Fun to Play and That’s About It

The puzzle metaphor (as given) may be broken, but it's still useful for displaying the anxieties that Vincent represents on behalf of his target audience.


Wednesday, August 3 2011

On the Clock: Narrative and Gameplay Tension in ‘Catherine’

Vincent may not be sympathetic, but you are required by the game to empathize with his terror at the constant ticking of the clock.


Tuesday, August 2 2011

‘Catherine’: A Screwfly Box Puzzle Solution

Today we look at Atlus's idiosyncratic new puzzle game about relationships, Catherine, and an unexpected parallel to be found in science fiction.


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