Moving Pixels

August 2014

‘One Finger Death Punch’ Evokes the Pure Pleasure of the Fight

One Finger Death Punch is about the visceral, addicting, and euphoric pleasure of the fight.


July 2014

The Trap of ‘Magic 2015’

Some players think it’s the worst yet. Lead designer Nick Davidson thinks quite the opposite. In a strange way, they are both right.


Horror with Friends

Fear is strangely an experience best shared with others -- even in seemingly less than social mediums, like single player video games.


‘Quest for Infamy’: A Second Opinion

Quest for Infamy attempts not just to ape the adventure games of old but to attempt a kind of storytelling that was not quite possible in an earlier era of game development thanks to the limits of technology.


I Care About Story, So Why Don’t I Care About These Stories?

Is story so tangential to the gaming experience that even a self-professed story-lover can play an entire game and not glean a single plot point from it all?


A Dance with ‘Destiny’

Can we overcome the Darkness through the power of dance? We’ll see.


Fighting Games and the Power of Motion

Fighting games are more deeply centered on physical movement than any other game genre and that focus highlights the myriad of ways that motion can be presented.


Moving Pixels Podcast: Even More Mines, Maps, and Madness

This week our podcasters continue to traverse the surreal highways and byways of Kentucky Route Zero, as we focus in on its third act.


I’m Glad ‘Quest for Infamy’ Exists Even if I Don’t Like It

Is nostalgia an excuse for bad design? Is it even bad design if it's done on purpose to evoke nostalgia?


Victimhood and ‘The Wolf Among Us’

“People like us get forgotten all the time… When we suffer, we do it in silence. And the world likes it that way.” -- Nerissa


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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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