Dante Douglas

Games Opinion

'Mordhau' and the Fantasy of an All-White Middle Ages

Selective faux-realism and exclusion.
Dante Douglas
7.12.19
Games News

Stop Turning Overwatch Characters Into Cops

A new skin for Brigitte celebrates police militarization.
Dante Douglas
5.23.19
Games News

'Mordhau' Convinced Me I'd Definitely Die In a Medieval Battle

The graveyards are full of middling swordsmen, and now you can be one of them!
Dante Douglas
5.21.19
Games Reviews

'Totally Accurate Battle Simulator' Captures the Goofy Mayhem of Mass Violence

Nobody knows anything and nobody is in control.
Dante Douglas
5.14.19
Early Access

'Risk of Rain 2' Makes You a Force of Nature

"The sweet, pure joy of watching the numbers get bigger."
Dante Douglas
4.23.19
Games News

Unionization Was Center Stage at the 2019 Game Developers Conference

If last year was a whisper, this year was a shout.
Dante Douglas
3.28.19
labor

In 2018, Video Game Developers Took Unionization Seriously

In a year filled with debate about work-life balance, crunch culture, and "passion," the first steps towards developer organization are finally being taken.
Dante Douglas
12.17.18
Games and health

How One Dev Is Using Games as Therapy to Reach Across Generations

Game designer Alex Jimenez and social worker Timothy Burns are using games to help young people to open up about mental health.
Dante Douglas
11.16.18
mad max

What 'Rage 2' Could Learn from The Furious Wasteland of 'Mad Max'

The 2015 open-world game 'Mad Max' featured one of the most convincing wastelands we've ever seen.
Dante Douglas
6.7.18
unionization

Stability, Support, and Safety: Small Game Studios Need Unions Too

Most of the discussion around games and labor focuses on AAA developers. But indie game developers could also benefit from the added stability and workplace protections offered by organizing.
Dante Douglas
5.3.18
The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 5

In 2017, we confronted death, shared secretes, sought comfort, fought for justice, and did our best to look absolutely incredible.
Nicole Carpenter
Janine Hawkins
Dante Douglas
Jack de Quidt
Carli Velocci
12.29.17
The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 4

This year, players found secrets, sought redemption, experimented with everything... oh, and played what might be the best non-BioShock BioShock game ever.
Danielle Riendeau
Janine Hawkins
Dante Douglas
Carli Velocci
Jack de Quidt
12.28.17
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