Written by: Nick Farinola // Edited by: Joe Ahart You read the title correctly. A video game helped me through one of the most difficult times in my life. Sounds just as weird as you’d expect, saying it out loud or writing it down. How could a video game help someone overcome a difficult period in their life, especially a […]
Check out an overview of Matt Groening’s new show, Disenchantment, coming out this Friday!
By: Nick Farinola To say that I have a love-hate relationship with horror games would be an understatement. The horror genre in movies is a completely different story. I’m usually in the theater opening night with front row seats for every horror movie, whether it’d come out of Hollywood or some low-key indie director. I honestly can’t get enough […]
Written by Nick Farinola // Edited by Joe Ahart Innately, humans are a curious, highly intellectual species. We have an ability that stretches beyond all other species — a unique voice inside of each and every one of our noggins. We can think for ourselves, make assumptions and feel emotions. The power is intoxicating, yet we continue to show a […]
Detroit: Become Human might be the Quantic Dream game that finally changes [Drew’s] opinion of the company.
God of War IV is the latest example of a welcome trend in the modern game industry, where an established gameplay model is used as a vehicle to tell a moving, emotional story. It works for Spec Ops: The Line (third person shooter), Horizon Zero Dawn (open world action/adventure), and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (hack’n’slash action) and it certainly works here.
It doesn’t matter if Finding Paradise fundamentally needs to be a game— what’s important is that artists like Kan Gao are starting to tell more mature stories using the medium. There’s a real emotional heart to Finding Paradise, and it’s every bit as resonant a mediation on the human condition as any novel, film, play, or other form of “high art.”
The Walking Dead: A New Frontier had potential. I think most fans can at least (begrudgingly) admit that. But in many ways, the game was doomed from the start.
The legendary Elder Scrolls franchise has finally revealed the game that has had fans craving answers for years. Skyrim 2 has officially been confirmed by Todd Howard, executive producer of Bethesda Game Studios, on an exclusive interview that unfortunately we lost in a fire. However, we were able to gain some of the leaked details from the game before it was destroyed. Let me tell you guys; I think Skyrim 2 is going to blow your socks off.
Written and uploaded by Drew Beyer // Edited by Andrew Busch // Feature image courtesy of Zelda.com “My god, this game is horrible,” my friend Andrew Huber says, returning to Earth after spending twelve straight hours immersed in Breath of the Wild’s gorgeous rendition of Hyrule. He means “horrible” in the sense that once you start playing this newest installment […]