Spec Ops: The Line

'Spec Ops: The Line' Denies the Player the Pleasure of Play | 15 Oct 2014 // 1:00 AM

Spec Ops: The Line isn't a criticism of mediocre shooters, but of the romanticism that has so often gone hand-in-hand with the modern shooter genre.

Losing to Win: 'Spec Ops' and Tragedy in Video Games | 27 Aug 2014 // 2:07 AM

The idea of a video game character that suffers a general decline seems counter to the way in which games are designed. Who wants to get less capable as a character as they progress?

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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