Moving Pixels

November 2014

Regional Authenticity and Video Games

It’s refreshing when video games feel like they resonate with real places that I’ve been.


May 2016

Hold Down B to Run: On the Importance of Velocity to Video Games

Holding down B to run changed our relationship to video games. It let us slow down enough to understand choices we never knew we had.


Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: The Role of Cheating in Video Games

This week we discuss griefing, hacking, FAQs, and other kinds of walkthroughs.


The Soothing Terror of ‘Dark Souls’

Dark Souls teaches us to be relaxed in the face of horror.


Why Gamers Will Save the World

For strengthening our minds, games have at least three powerful advantages over TV or similar media.


Silver Dollar Games: Playfully Punk

Silver Dollar Games and punks in general are the big brother that keeps poking you in the ribs because -- not despite -- the fact that you keep telling him to “quit it”.


Moving Pixels Podcast: Haunted Islands and the End of High School Are Both the Subject of ‘Oxenfree’

From high school drama to ghostly hauntings, this week we peel back the layers of Oxenfree.


There Is No Coming of Age in ‘Oxenfree’

Oxenfree argues that age doesn’t necessarily bring wisdom and that growing older doesn’t necessarily make us more mature.


‘Hardcore Henry’ Is Less Like a First Person Shooter Than It Is an On-Rails Shooter

Hardcore Henry's forward moving ferocity doesn't allow its viewer or Henry time to think on why its action and violence might or might not be justifiable.


Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Top 5 Arcade Games of All-Time

This week we consider the place of the arcade machine in the history of gaming culture.


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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Hitchcock's 'Suspicion', 'I Confess' and 'The Wrong Man' Return in Blu-ray

// Short Ends and Leader

"These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.

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