The Best Games of 2012 | 14 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM
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.
Every Blade of Grass: The Pros and Cons of Photorealism in Video Games | 21 Jan 2015 // 8:30 PM
The dream of creating photorealistic video games seems odd to me when considering the medium itself, especially in contrast to other artistic mediums.
Six Little Horror Games That Would Like to Play With You This Halloween | 29 Oct 2014 // 8:30 PM
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.
Hotline Miami (PS3) | 4 Aug 2013 // 10:00 PM
Hotline Miami is an introspective surrealist dive into the mind of a maniac who lives within the neon gloss of the late '80s.
A Celebration of Carnage: 'Django Unchained' and 'Hotline Miami' | 24 Sep 2014 // 1:00 AM
In the images of its aftermath, the act of violence is celebrated as an act of spectacular physical prowess and moral potency.
More Masks, More Deviants: Understanding Our Role in 'Hotline Miami' | 8 Jan 2013 // 9:00 PM
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.