Half-life 2
//Features

The Success and Failure of Silence: Gordon Freeman in 'Half-Life' and 'Half-Life 2' | 15 Jul 2014 // 9:15 PM

How can a character without voice or choice connect with players on an emotional level?

//Columns

'Hardcore Henry' Tells Gamers Sorry, There Is No Princess | 14 Apr 2016 // 10:00 PM

Hardcore Henry questions gamers' instinctual need to fulfill a particular role within the context of a presumed masculine identity.

//Reviews

Half-Life 2 | 31 Dec 1994 // 7:03 PM

Despite its pretty sheen, there have been compromises with this build.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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