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The chillout gamer's guide to the PS2
Times are strange, to say the least. The pace of post-modern life is running headlong into the threat of nuclear annihilation, man-made plagues, and...
Death Stranding theories: Horror, corruption, and a baby
Hideo Kojima has been emancipated from the dying 20th century icon Konami. His final work under their crumbling umbrella was the incredible Metal...
Kojima's Night Gallery: Horror in the work of Hideo Kojima
A very strong argument could be made for Hideo Kojima being the most significant auteur in the history of video games. In case you aren’t familiar...
Long Live the Mega-Flesh: Body horror on the Sega Genesis
I don’t think anyone would question the assertion that the Super Nintendo—the 16-bit successor to the NES—is historically one of the better gaming...
My Night Job offers arcade-style fun in a horror film master class
Let me start this off by saying that My Night Job is a retro-inspired indie game, with pixel art that aims to take advantage of your nostalgia for...
The Punch God's Lament: Some thoughts on Fallout 4
In my time I've been a vault dweller, a Wasteland wanderer, a thief, and a murderer. And now I am a lonely Punch God, exploding heads around the...
Spookytacular 2015: 5 classic console scares
We have reached Halloween, the spooky time. There has thankfully been a groundswell resurgence of good horror in media these past few years. Alien:...
A beef history of meat in games
Meat is the most valuable natural resource on Earth. We put it in our bodies and convert it into energy to do very important things. All of our best...
Why I can't stop playing Rocket League
Though it hasn't been out for long, it's already abundantly clear that Rocket League , the new game from San Diego developers Psyonix, has developed...
A Bat and his Car: Arkham Knight's Batmobile and its digital predecessors
A common criticism towards the otherwise startlingly good Batman: Arkham City series has been on the game's inclusion of the heroically depressed...