Category Archive: Editorials

Feb 22 2013

Interstellar Militarization: Video Games’ Obsession With Space Marines

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So we talked about content creation last week, but this time around we’re going to chat about an issue of a lack of original content. More and more we’re seeing a trend developing in the gaming industry that promotes the idea of space marines. These games frequently involve a single soldier or squad of galactic …

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Feb 20 2013

Animaniacs Was Right: Stories and Cute Animation

Meta-cartoons at their best. Ignore the mice: they never did clean up that water tower. I eagerly await those death threats.

For one of the most influential cartoons of the late nineties, Animaniacs knew many things about the current trends of animation and what would become a staple of not only the visual media, but videogames as well. One of those trends was a change in our conventional medium and how stories were presented; Like Batman: The …

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Feb 19 2013

What do we hope to see in Sony’s future?

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Sony’s big announcement is tomorrow and the entire gaming community is buzzing with anticipation. While it is not completely known what it is that Sony will be announcing, it seems more than likely that it will be their next gen console (most likely to be named the PS4). All of Sony’s past Playstation consoles have been …

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Sep 10 2012

PAX 2012 Sunday Wrap-Up

The end finally comes, like a week late because I’m lazy and writing is hard.

Sep 07 2012

PAX Prime 2012: Saturday Wrap-Up

More drinking! More indie games! Let this feast of nerdism continue!

Sep 05 2012

PAX Prime 2012: Friday Wrap-Up

During which I experienced the magic of Disney, indie games, and open bars.

Sep 04 2012

Surfing the Slider Bar: The Issue of In-Game Morality Systems

Being bad gets you cool stuff and being good gets you cool stuff, so where the hell is my epic loot for being neutral by sitting on the couch ignoring everyone’s problems!

Jun 06 2012

The Console Parity Issue: How a Fair Fight Will Ruin Nintendo.

Sometimes hard things need to be said and it’s done best with cold emotionless diagrams.

May 06 2010

The Other Side of the Critic’s Coin

Find out why playing a game for free and before everyone else isn’t necessarily the most awesome thing in the world.

Apr 18 2010

Video Game’s Contraction of the B-Movie Curse

Apparently shit is a cross media sort of thing

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