Posts Tagged ‘editorial’

American Sniper and the Fault in Biopics

Biopics are a positive way of breaking up the fatigue created by so many blockbusters. Rather than see false lives play out, we get to experience amazing true stories. We are given something concrete to hold onto in our cinema....


Are Games Less Substantial Than Other Media?

A little over a month ago, the brilliant team behind the online show Extra Credits made yet another thought-provoking video titled “Do Games Have Less Value Than Other Media?” In it, Dan, the narrator, recalls an e...


Playstation 4 – A Year Later (John Newby)

The Playstation 4 was released in November 2013, and it’s had an extremely successful year. Of course, Sony promised the stars when they unveiled the PS4 in February 2013. Did Sony make good on their promises, or did the PS4 ...



Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover, Or Why Trailers Always Lie

Recently, a certain videogame trailer began making its rounds on the Internet. The trailer, promoting a game appropriately titled “Hatred”, depicts an obviously deranged protagonist who narrates about his desire to ...


Super Meat Boy and the Multiverse

There’s something special about Super Meat Boy. Never has a game caused me to curse as much as this one has yet been so fun and fluid, so punishingly hard and impossible to play while inebriated. Yup, there’s something spec...