Mattie Brice currently writes reviews and articles on gaming for Moving Pixels, The Border House, and Game Critics. She focuses on sexuality, diversity, and narrative topics in games and aims to study and create interactive narratives. You can follow her on Twitter with @xMattieBrice
Monday, February 27 2012
A lot of XIII-2’s value comes from the correct choices it made to improve its predecessor, but it also makes you wonder if Square Enix improved the right things.
Friday, January 20 2012
It isn’t just being pretty that makes Skyrim feel like a Jack London story, but instead its philosophy of striving for a photorealistic depiction of a reality.
Wednesday, December 7 2011
There aren’t many games that you play as a young girl in a mature situation.
Tuesday, April 10 2012
The idea of Japanese RPGs vs. Western RPGs seems like a false dichotomy. Rather, it’s just jRPGs vs. everything else.
Tuesday, March 27 2012
Dear Esther critiques games that use innumerable amounts of game mechanics to communicate experience. It achieves much with just one.
Tuesday, March 13 2012
Zia’s song from Bastion wasn’t meant to be a challenge to gaming juggernauts, but it will be on the lips of those leaving GDC this year.
Tuesday, February 28 2012
What makes some of the games in the Final Fantasy series interesting is how much the women share narrative responsibility with other characters.
Tuesday, February 14 2012
No one is implying that the LGBT community turn into blood magicians and that the religious march out to cage and murder them, but this conflict still echoes the tensions felt in the lives of real people.