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Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Storytelling in War Games

Conflict is necessary for storytelling, and video games have often used one of the most overt representations of conflict possible to tell their tales, the battlefield.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Exploring the Mind-Body Connection in ‘Soma’

Soma explores human identity and human consciousness through its slow burn sci fi horror.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Explores ‘A Machine for Pigs’

This week we follow up on our recent discussion of Amnesia with an exploration of its sequel A Machine for Pigs.

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Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Opening Up the Open World Game

This week then we discuss the ins and outs of what has become a mainstay of contemporary gaming, the open world.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Explores Act IV of ‘Kentucky Route Zero’

This week we discuss the slow winding journey of The Mucky Mammoth down the Echo River in the penultimate act of cult hit Kentucky Route Zero.

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Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Further Explorations of the Zero

We continue our discussion of the early episodes of Kentucky Route Zero by focusing on its third act.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Catches ‘Em All

This week we discuss the global phenomenon Pokemon Go.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Goes ‘Inside’

This week the Moving Pixels Podcast explores the haunting bauty and haunting body horror of Inside.

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Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Co-operative Gameplay

This week return we to a conversation that we had a few years ago about the nature of co-operative gaming.

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Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Another Princess, Another Boss Battle

Sure, there's Shadows of the Colossus and Titan Souls, but is the boss fight still relevant to contemporary video games?

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Unearths ‘Uncharted 4’

This week the Moving Pixels Podcast discusses the final chapter of the Uncharted saga.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Learns the ‘One Finger Death Punch’

Martial arts mastery is only two buttons away in One Finger Death Punch.

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Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Physicality in Video Games

This week we discuss how games simulate physical experiences and how those experiences add to our immersion in game worlds.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Own Points of View on  ‘Hardcore Henry’

Hardcore Henry gives us a chance to consider not how well a video game translates to film, but how well a video game point of view translates to film.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Haunted Islands and the End of High School Are Both the Subject of ‘Oxenfree’

From high school drama to ghostly hauntings, this week we peel back the layers of Oxenfree.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of ‘Firewatch’

This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Takes a Trip to ‘Pony Island’

Pony Island is about what lurks beneath the surface of virtual worlds.

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Country Fried Rock: Town Mountain Interview

Town Mountain rides the Southern Crescent all the way to Louisiana, making an album where award-winning bluegrass players boogie.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Plumbs the Depths of the ‘Darkest Dungeon’

Darkest Dungeon reveals how penalties and pain can became a source of twisted pleasure in video games.

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Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: The Often Less-than-Super-Heroic Super Heroes of Video Games

A look back at the storied history of the super hero in video games.

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

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"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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