Moving Pixels

August 2015

Revisiting ‘Dark Souls 2’

Is Dark Souls 2 as perfect as I once thought it was? Not quite.


Moving Pixels Podcast: ‘The Fall’ Explores Artificial Intelligence and Identity

The Fall raises questions about the self and personal identity by considering how an artificial intelligence governs itself.


July 2015

In Defense of the Godzilla Game

While Godzilla is not a good game, it does highlight the central concern in making a good Godzilla game, jazzing up Godzilla's fighting style.


‘Solitaire’ and the Ubiquity of the Single Player Game

Gaming isn't leaving your granny behind any time soon.


‘Gods Will Be Watching’ Both Loves and Fears Death

Gods Will Be Watching is a perfect encapsulation of gaming’s paradoxical fear and love of death.


‘Rocket League’ Is a Beautifully Ridiculous Game

Rocket League is a work of art, but it’s more Pelé than Picasso.


Game Development as a Reductive Practice: The Beautiful Simplicity of ‘Her Story’

In an era of feature creep and feature glut, what Her Story shows us is that by reducing a game to a singular activity that one can still create a surprisingly satisfying experience.


In Defense of Camping

Don’t hate the player. Hate the game.


Moving Pixels Podcast: Exploring the Nature of the Self in ‘The Swapper’

Even through its game mechanics, The Swapper wants to ask big questions about the relationship between our identities and our bodies.


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//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

// Channel Surfing

"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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