Articles tagged nier

Cyclical Stories in Video Games

Many games are meant to be replayed, dangling the carrot of a “new game+” to entice us, but few acknowledge this repetition in their stories, even when it would make perfect sense.

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The Many Genres of ‘Nier’

For the most part, Nier's genre-bending is just weird for the sake of weird. But when it works, it works surprisingly well.

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//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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