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Tuesday, May 27 2014

Moving Pixels Podcast: Exploring the Rituals and Riddles of ‘Year Walk’

While Device 6 is a game about exploring textuality. Simogo's other game of exploration, Year Walk, explores the ritual and folklore of an equally unusual but seemingly more mundane landscape.


Monday, June 24 2013

E3 2013: Exhilarating Electronic Entertainment Expo

While usually being a bustling and entertaining experience, E3 hasn’t really felt a much needed air of excitement for a while, but things have finally changed.


Friday, June 21 2013

E3 2013 Press Conferences: This is Just the Beginning

The first day of E3 was reserved for an all-day marathon of press conferences, with Microsoft, Sony, EA and Ubisoft all showing off their latest wares in a glitzy spectacle.


Monday, May 13 2013

The Moving Pixels Podcast Explores Minimalism in Video Games

This week, it's minimalism. It's video games. What more can we say?


Sunday, July 15 2012

Enter the Posthuman: ‘Alien Phenomenology’

In a world overrun by objects, everything's a 'thing' from another world.


Wednesday, October 19 2011

Self Indulgence or Self Realization?: Sony’s “Michael” Ad

What Sony's ad might recognize about games is my own self indulgence, as constantly trying on the roles of heroes is a pretty narcissistic pastime.


Monday, September 19 2011

The Moving Pixels Podcast Is Being Difficult

The Moving Pixels Podcast considers how difficulty contributes to the pleasure and pain of gaming.


Sunday, August 28 2011

On Costumes, Video Games, and the Art of Pretending

A little nostalgia goes a long way. Sometimes, you get so lost in looking at a thing that you forget that it's not real. Or at least, you want to forget that it's not real.


Monday, August 15 2011

The Problem of Genre in Video Games

Despite the wide variety of forms that games come in, the number of genres and the distinctions between them are confusingly small.


Friday, May 6 2011

Enrollment Begins: Undressing Promises about Video Games with McLuhan

Anyone who would make the claim that video games are the new literature has all of his work in media studies ahead of him.


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