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Character Select: Biblical Themes in Mass Effect Part 1: Redemption with Garrus

The Mass Effect trilogy has constantly been argued by me as one of the most important game franchises in the past decade. Its strengths as a cinematic role-playing experience, buoyed…

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An Introduction To Fist of the North Star

Fist of the North Star, the western adaptation of the manga Hokuto no Ken, is one of those franchises that everyone knows about but few have actually followed it. For…

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Hands On With The Ethereal Beauty of Nomada Studio’s Gris

Devolver Digital is known for getting their hands on interesting games. Sometimes the games are super fun, really strange, or both. Gris is a game that I had the privilege to…

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Playing Roles: A Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Retrospective

Star Wars has always been a marquee property in media. The popularity of the movies to the widespread love for the formerly-extended universe has not waned for over forty years.…

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Predicting E3 2018: Sony

To really understand Sony’s conference this year at E3, we need to look at the pillars holding them together. Marvel’s Spider-Man, The Last of Us Part II, Death Stranding, and…

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April 2018’s Video Game Releases: God of Cardboard

After a chock-a-block February and March, things calm down somewhat for April. With only a handful of major releases, both the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch get some exciting exclusives.…

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Down To The Wire In The Global Game Jam 2018 at Playcrafting

It is just past 1:00 PM in the Microsoft Technology Center near Times Square in Manhattan. Playcrafting (partnered with Microsoft) is in the end stages of the Global Game Jam…

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Yomawari: Midnight Shadows – Overlooked Games of 2017

Following the critical success of the original game Yomawari: A Night Alone, and the hype surrounding the announcement of a sequel, I expected everyone to be talking about Yomawari: Midnight Shadows. However,…

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Video Game Releases For December 2017

With the rush of Christmas releases coming to a close, developers have just a few more big hits to squeeze in before the final dash. Here is a list of…

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Gaming Obscura – SOS

In 1997, the movie Titanic was a cultural phenomenon, raking in massive box office numbers, record breaking award nominations, and shedding light on one of the more tragic moments in…