This is the second of a two-part series examining the lack of female protagonists in video games. To read part one, click here. The Advantages of Being Inclusive When the..
I recently came across an article on Jezebel titled “I Really Want to Play Grand Theft Auto V, But I Won’t. Here’s Why.” It caught me off guard, since I..
It may be 2013, but the game I’m currently playing, the game that has totally enthralled me, and kept me from sleeping, is over a decade old. Metroid: Prime was..
By Nick Olsen An eight-year-old child strolls out onto the warm sand, plastic bucket and shovel in hand, sees the waves rolling onto the beach and instinctively knows that the..
On a recent episode of her daily talk show, host Katie Couric ran a segment titled “Are Video Games Ruining Your Life?” The segment was predictable – numerous people who..
By Nick Olsen Tutorial on game play mechanics? Check. Brief backstory to explain framework and overarching themes? Check. Character creation through personality trait decisions? Check. Now off into the open..
By Nick Olsen In 1985, Nintendo released Super Mario Bros., a two dimensional (2D) platform game in which the player guides Mario through a series of increasingly difficult levels to..
By Josh Snyder When you first load up Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt, the third piece of downloadable content (DLC) for Borderlands 2, there is no quest marker. Walls of..
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