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Monday, January 14 2013

The Best Games of 2012

Coming as no surprise to gamers, the world didn't end this year. We've been staving off such disaster for decades now in the arcade and at home, so here are a few of the best titles of this otherwise apocalypse-free year.


Columns

Wednesday, January 21 2015

Every Blade of Grass: The Pros and Cons of Photorealism in Video Games

The dream of creating photorealistic video games seems odd to me when considering the medium itself, especially in contrast to other artistic mediums.


Wednesday, October 29 2014

Six Little Horror Games That Would Like to Play With You This Halloween

Here are a few little games to put you in the spirit of the spooky season. How you will come out of the other side is up to you.


Reviews

Sunday, August 4 2013

Hotline Miami (PS3)

Hotline Miami is an introspective surrealist dive into the mind of a maniac who lives within the neon gloss of the late '80s.


Blogs

Wednesday, September 24 2014

A Celebration of Carnage: 'Django Unchained' and 'Hotline Miami'

In the images of its aftermath, the act of violence is celebrated as an act of spectacular physical prowess and moral potency.


Tuesday, January 8 2013

More Masks, More Deviants: Understanding Our Role in 'Hotline Miami'

The adoption of the role of the predator speaks to the role of the gamer in many of the most popular examples of the medium, but it also speaks to the distancing effect that strategy and tactics have in obfuscating our intentions in playing such games.


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