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Shattered Horrors: Fragmented Perspectives in 'Fatal Frame 2'
3 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

Leaving the dark unspeakable evil unexplained is best because the moment that you reduce such horror to words or images, the player’s imagination no longer feeds it.


Quantum Theory
31 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

If you thought the machismo in Gears of War was overdone, Quantum Theory makes it look subtle. In the beginning, Syd's blood lust is unintentionally funny because it sounds so forced, but by the halfway point, the tough guy act ceases to be a fun parody of itself and just gets sad.

Ninja Gaiden II
17 Jul 2008 // 4:00 PM

If you're worried that video games are becoming a little too "arthouse" or highbrow, there are always titles like Ninja Gaiden II.

//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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