'The Game Worlds of Jason Rohrer' Is an Insightful Look at the Work of a Key Voice in Gaming

'The Game Worlds of Jason Rohrer' Is an Insightful Look at the Work of a Key Voice in Gaming

By Jose Cardoso

This book contextualizes the merit of Rohrer's work as artful explorations beyond the designer's own point of view. 26 May 2016 // 8:30 AM

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‘Digital Signatures’ Finds a World of Sound in a Handful of Songs

How have ears and minds become conditioned to the binary codes that shape contemporary pop music?

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Katatonia: The Fall of Hearts

Following a stretch of stripped-down and glum releases, Katatonia hearkens back to its best albums and reinvents them with the dynamic The Fall of Hearts.

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24 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

µ-Ziq: RY30 Trax

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Ryan Adams: Heartbreaker (Deluxe Reissue)

Powerful outtakes and soul-searching demos add even greater power to Ryan Adams' iconic debut.

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24 May 2016 // 2:05 AM

Bird of Youth: Get Off

Bird of Youth concoct a delicious blend of folk, '80s pop and psychedelia on their sophomore release.

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Through Loosely Connected Sub-plots, a Foundation Is Laid in ‘Civil War II #0’

Civil War II #0 serves merely as the opening credits to a much larger story to come.

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23 May 2016 // 10:30 AM

Cannes 2016: ‘American Honey’ + ‘Uchenik’

Two films that won awards at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival reflect on young people's experiences, emotional and spiritual.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 10 - “The Man in the Box”

Daredevil and The Kingpin confront one another, while The Punisher is set loose on the city.

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Street Roving in ‘Downtown 81’ and ‘Wild Style’

These two films speak earnestly to the nature of creativity and the sense of urgency one often experiences in producing a work of art – especially when faced with little to no means during the creative process.

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2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

With some of the worst presenters possible and musical performances about as exciting as leftover crab meat, 2016's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame show was one of its least interesting to date.

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Hitchcock's 'Suspicion', 'I Confess' and 'The Wrong Man' Return in Blu-ray

// Short Ends and Leader

"These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.

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