Games Opinion

Games Opinion

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

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

‘They Are Billions’ Gets the Single-Player Campaign Nobody Needed

Well, they certainly feel like billions.
Rob Zacny
6.21.19
Games Opinion

Games Have Always Tried to Whitewash Nazis as Just 'German Soldiers'

Badass is not the same thing as bad.
Rob Zacny
6.19.19
Games Opinion

Black Mirror's 'Striking Vipers' is a Skin-Deep Exploration of VR Sex

Netflix's fifth season of 'Black Mirror' follows two best friends who find their relationship complicated by a virtual reality game.
Nicole Clark
6.10.19
Games Opinion

The PC Gaming Show Is the Best E3 Press Conference

The PC Gaming show is less polished than the other press conferences, but it's also more human.
Cameron Kunzelman
6.10.19
Games Opinion

Life Is Strange Has the Most Awkward, Relatable Sex Scene in a Video Game

This very specific brand of uncomfortable is what makes Life Is Strange tick, because it pulls from the lived experiences of people.
Patrick Klepek
6.7.19
Games Opinion

'Battlefield V' Is Selling Nazi Stuff, and It's Really Weird

Microtransactions are amplifying an inherent tension in historical shooters to an uncomfortable degree in EA's WWII game 'Battlefield V'.
Jordan Pearson
6.5.19
Games Opinion

'Void Bastards' Is a Gorgeous Sandbox of Death and Chaos

There is a lot going on in Blue Manchu's new FPS, but embracing the chaos and enjoying the wild pace is absolutely part of the fun.
Danielle Riendeau
5.31.19
Games Opinion

'Super Mario Maker 2' Gives You More Tools to Create Chaos

There’s simply more of everything, and that's great news for anyone who enjoyed the endless creativity of Super Mario Maker.
Danielle Riendeau
5.28.19
Games Opinion

The Worst Part of ‘Rage 2’ Is the Fall Damage

'Rage 2' has fall damage. It's bad, folks.
Jordan Pearson
5.15.19
Games Opinion

How 'Homestuck' Defined What It Means to Be a Fan Online

After 10 years, Homestuck's epilogue leaves its fate in the hands of its fans.
Michael Lutz
5.15.19
Games Opinion

We Need to Talk About 'Final Fantasy VII' And Spoilers

A whole generation of players didn't experience [blank]. Are we allowed to talk about [blank]?
Patrick Klepek
5.15.19
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