Moving Pixels

July 2015

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.

Ads Can be Helpful in Mobile Gaming

Ads can be helpful when they’re treated like a limited resource.

Gotham City Burning

Gotham is burning in Batman: Arkham Knight, but what kindles its fires? In daylight, would we find that missing sense of place missing from the empty roads and sidewalks?

The Problem of Sex in ‘The Witcher 3’

Unlike the rest of the game's narrative decisions, there is little to no responsibility on the player to consider the consequences of their sexual activities in The Witcher 3.

One More Episode: A Second Look at ‘The Detail’

Despite its seeming interest in them, the social realities presented at the conclusion of each episode of The Detail aren't integrated into the game's narrative and aren't a part of the game's world.

Ads Can Be Fun in Mobile Gaming

Skiing Yeti Mountain proves that it's not what you advertise, but how you advertise it.

The Identity Crisis of ‘Batman Arkham Knight’

Batman’s identity isn’t so much a secret as it is something that is missing.

Video Games and the Gentle Art of Reproduction

By making the personal, sex and reproduction, into a vehicle for political and military power, it reduces heroes to figures on a spreadsheet and pawns on a chessboard.

Gaming in the Analog World

A handshake is more substantial than typing "gg" at the end of a game.

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//Mixed media

Slowdive Sell Out Brooklyn and Release Bonus Song "30th June"

// Notes from the Road

"Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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