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'Memento' Is the Movie of the Attention Economy

We are afraid of time, and so like Leonard in Memento, we kill it, compulsively and indiscriminately.

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'The Dark Descent' and the Limits of Psychological Horror

Amnesia: The Dark Descent experiments with the limits of psychological horror, but it can't find a way around them.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Finally Gets 'Amnesia'

Just in time for Halloween, the Moving Pixels Podcast revisits the 2010 cult horror game Amnesia.

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'Unknown' Will Probably Remain That Way

Missed opportunities lurk around every corner of this messy production.

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But Who Am I?: Schizophrenia as a Metaphor for the Player-Character Relationship

Deadly Premonition makes the idea clear that the player serves as the voice in the head of the schizophrenic, and these moments remind one that all input in a video game is fundamentally like this.

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