Moving Pixels

July 2012

Moving Pixels Podcast: Starved for ‘The Walking Dead’

The next episode of The Walking Dead has arrived, and we are already hungry for more.

‘Slender’ is a Superb Slice of Horror

Slender feels like the gaming equivalent of a campfire story: A short but evocative bit of horror that takes advantage of our primal fears.

Playing for Posterity

The strongest part of the Smithsonian's "The Art of Video Games" is its potential to involve visitors in the process of promoting the medium.

Defending Lara

In the past, Lara Croft may have provided a male audience a figure to admire or even leer longingly at, but she didn't serve the normative video game role of that “princess in another castle".

The Moving Pixels Podcast Watches ‘Indie Game: The Movie’

Even if you don't play video games, you should see this movie.

A Defense of the Walkthrough

It would be interesting to have a game in which a guide and notepad was as necessary to completing it as the controller.

Moving Pixels Podcast: Single Player Economics

We often discuss the complex economic systems generated by multiplayer games, in which players buy, sell, and trade with one another. So why simulate an economy in a single player game?

June 2012

‘Asura’s Wrath’: Spectacle Doesn’t Have To Be Stupid

The final four episodes of Asura’s Wrath take all of the game's crazy spectacle and mix it with some shockingly thoughtful themes.

‘Rise of the Videogame Zinesters’: Changing Games by Making Games

In Rise of the Videogame Zinesters, Anna Anthropy calls on YOU to revolutionize the video game industry.

The Body of the Barbarian

She's thick in the middle, has legs like tree trunks, and arms that look ripe to produce a gasp-inducing bear hug. This isn't a body that you often see in this medium.

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//Mixed media

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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