The last couple of months brought us three games that utilized capitalism as the villain in one way or another: Borderlands 3, The Outer Worlds, and Disco Elysium. These games tackle the idea in different ways — some more successful than others — but they suggest that the issue is at the forefront of a lot of people’s minds.
The lives of the maladjusted have always been a prime well for comedy, which is why sitcoms have always told the stories of the dysfunctional. These days sitcoms are seen as antiquated, but millennial sitcoms straddle this line between old and new, creating 30-minute stories that are confined to its runtime and based on the plight of the late 20s, early 30s struggling adult.
“” Paradox Interactive, the publisher behind Crusader Kings II, Stellaris, and other games you’ve probably spent way too much time playing, announced at GDC Thursday that it’ll be releasing Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines II, the sequel to the cult classic action game that debuted in 2004.”
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The movie had a lot to live up to and in some minds, it didn’t rise to those expectations. I’m wondering, however, if that matters. Does the question about whether Captain Marvel is inspirational even mean anything?
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“Overwatch is rolling right into its third year after a sprawling anniversary event. It’s a reminder of all the skins and emotes that have slipped through your fingers, but also a lookback on all that the game has accomplished since its launch.”
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Costumes communicate a message and let the wearer transcend their identity, perfect for standing up for a cause.
Ariela Barer was told that one day she’d be a superhero, although she didn’t believe it at the time. While practicing complex physical movements during a theater class, she said the teacher told them, “You’ve got to get good at this. You guys are the superheroes of the future.”
Darius Kazemi and Courtney Stanton are two people trying to do something different. With our economy in such an unstable state, I can’t blame them. Plus, what they’re doing with … Continue reading Creator of ‘Ethical Ad Blocker’ Trying to Build Ethical Tech Business – Motherboard
I know it’s been a while since I last updated so I apologize if this doesn’t look new (especially since it came out nearly two months ago). I am really … Continue reading Flesh & Twine – Bitch Media
This is a piece that was a few months in the making. I wanted to write something fun about those games I can’t stop playing for some reason and maybe … Continue reading Breeding Games and the Art of the Community – Paste Magazine
Well here it is. After a week of agonizing tweets, bullshit sentences, wondering what the purpose of all of it was, I wrote about “Armada,” the newest book by Ernest … Continue reading Armada and the Geek Hero Complex – Paste Magazine
My first post for CG Magazine is now online (and was the spotlight piece throughout the weekend). I love Five Nights at Freddy’s. I know many people are tired of the … Continue reading Fear through claustrophobia in Five Nights at Freddy’s – CGMag