Wednesday, July 20 2011
The infinite lives of video game characters present an interesting narrative conundrum: how does a writer create tension when the hero is essentially immortal?
Tuesday, May 17 2011
Ultimately, it isn't a significant textual concern whether Chell's mother-daughter relationship with GLaDOS is literal or metaphorical.
Thursday, May 12 2011
A separate review for Portal 2's co-op? Of course! We here at PopMatters are no slouches, you know.
Monday, May 9 2011
Time to reconsider our roles as lab rats.
Wednesday, May 4 2011
By fulfilling the expected obligations of a 1950s “wife", Caroline sounds as if she might as well be married to Johnson, and after all, given Johnson's alignment with American exceptionalism and what it can achieve through technology, he is the “science” that she has married herself to.
Wednesday, April 27 2011
Which is the dictator worthy of fear, the fool or the genius?
Wednesday, March 31 2010
I cared about GlaDOS only because she was the one directing me. Oh, and then I really cared about her because she wanted to kill me.