The Path
//Columns

Labyrinths of Childhood: Exploring 'The Path' | 29 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Herman Kern says that “a certain level of maturity is required to understand the shape of as well as to make the decision to venture into, a labyrinth." The girl who enters Grandmother’s house in the labyrinthian game, The Path, has just what it takes.

//Reviews

The Path | 21 May 2009 // 4:00 PM

The Path questions the value of established video game conventions that place a high value on scoring and doing things "the right way."

//Blogs

Necessary Failure: Some Late Thoughts on 'The Path' | 15 Nov 2011 // 9:00 PM

If video games often tell the story of the boy saving the girl (from another castle, from a very large ape, or whatever) by allowing the player to take on that gendered role of hero and protagonist, it does raise the question of what the end goal of a player taking on the role of the girl in this oft told scenario should be.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'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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