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Blogs // 2 Articles

The Problem with Emergent Stories in Video Games
30 Jul 2013 // 5:30 PM

Emergent stories are missing the key component of any good story. They’re not about anything.


Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II
12 Jun 2012 // 5:30 PM

Does a Sonic the Hedgehog game even have a chance at success when nobody cares about "blast processing" anymore?

'Valkyria Chronicles II': Constructing Classmates That You'd Take a Bullet For
3 Oct 2010 // 11:00 PM

Think of it as Persona meets Mass Effect 2 set in an alternate history World War II's European theater. With magic powered tanks.


Fantasy Jews in 'Valkyria Chronicles'
5 Oct 2010 // 2:00 AM

Nukes I've come to expect out of Japanese fantasy, but racism -- even race awareness -- is a rare bird in a Japanese RPG and possibly the aspect of this series that never ceases to intrigue me.

Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection
8 Dec 2009 // 4:04 AM

Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection - Sega - XBox 360, Playstation 3 [$29.99]

//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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