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Games Opinion

Why Games Have Always Obsessed Over Pandemic Authoritarianism

Plagues and the politics of endless crisis.
Cameron Kunzelman
4.2.20
Games Features

Why There Are So Many Games About Running Your Own Medieval Fantasy Tavern

Where everyone knows your name, level, and character class.
Cameron Kunzelman
3.19.20
Games Reviews

'Darksburg' Blends 'Left 4 Dead' with 'Diablo' and Adds Style

A switch from first-person to overhead perspectives lets you appreciate the chaos of good co-op survival.
Cameron Kunzelman
2.19.20
Games Features

What Made People Think 'Heavy Rain' Was a Great Game

Once near the forefront of a revolution in narrative game design, why did 'Heavy Rain' fade so fast into irrelevance?
Cameron Kunzelman
2.18.20
Games News

With the PS5 Around the Corner, PlayStation's Bizarre Ads Are Back

It's been a long time since Sony used body-horror to sell a PlayStation, so why go back to it now?
Cameron Kunzelman
2.12.20
Games Opinion

'Escape Dead Earth' Is an RTS Where Deathballs Are the Only Tactic

The ultimate brute-force tactic gets the respect, and the game, it deserves.
Cameron Kunzelman
2.5.20
Games Opinion

Lead the Armies of Death in This Macabre Monochrome Strategy Game

Games where you take the the bad guy role are nothing new, but 'Death Crown' breaks with tradition by playing it straight.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.17.20
Games Reviews

What Does It Really Mean to Be an Indie Game?

With 'Handmade Pixels' one of gaming's most popular academics tries to figure out the logic behind a messy, contested label.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.15.20
Games Opinion

Cameron Kunzelman's Favorite Games of 2019

Emotional eclecticism is the new aesthetic.
Cameron Kunzelman
12.31.19
Games Columns

The Mysterious, Magical End of 'Disco Elysium' Was One of the Year's Best

Time is running out, but for who, and on what scale?
Cameron Kunzelman
12.18.19
Games Columns

Death Stranding’s Hero Is Just a Side Character

Bearing witness to those who can live on after the apocalypse.
Cameron Kunzelman
12.10.19
Games Reviews

'Disco Elysium' Is a Landmark RPG About the Politics of Our Broken World

A 'Planescape: Torment' successor that is distinguished by its monumental ambition and thoroughness.
Cameron Kunzelman
10.23.19
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