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Blogs // 2 Articles
The New Puritanism, or, Some Troubling Tendencies in Video Game Criticism
22 Apr 2014 // 9:29 PM
Is the role of the video game critic to protect us from that which we may find offensive?
'Danganronpa' Considers the Consequences of Paternalism and the Horrors of Boredom
4 May 2016 // 3:40 AM
Danganronpa is a sometimes brutal, sometimes bizarre coming of age story, but sometimes the most graphic forms of representation are the most useful in exposing truths about growing up.
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars
25 Jun 2014 // 2:52 AM
Even calling the seven women of Conception II "heroines" is almost disingenuous, since it's clear from the start of the game who the hero is and who the "help" is.
'999' Evokes the Fun and Menace of a Compelling Conspiracy
6 Jun 2017 // 6:00 AM
It’s a bit easier to understand the flat-earthers and moon-hoaxers after experiencing the madness of 999.
'Zero Time Dilemma' Argues for the Necessity of Trauma
16 Nov 2016 // 3:00 AM
The structure of Zero Time Dilemma suggests that learning how to solve problems can only occur after having lived through suffering.