On Profiting From War and the Privatization of Earth's Remaining Resources

On Profiting From War and the Privatization of Earth's Remaining Resources

By Garret Castleberry

Loewenstein paints an essential portrait of post-9/11 globalism, framing war and natural disaster as among the most coveted "commodities" facing mass exploitation for financial gain. 27 Apr 2017 // 11:30 AM

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Players Lose Control in ‘Tales from the Borderlands’

// Moving Pixels

"This is an interactive story in which players don’t craft the characters, we just control them.

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