Bandersnatch, or Why You Don’t Hire TV Producers to Make a Video Game

  Spoiler Alert for Bandersnatch! During my time off this winter (totally spent working on my thesis and not at all playing World of Warcraft), I managed to avoid hearing about Bandersnatch. For those, like me, who are out of the loop, Bandersnatch is an “episode” of Netflix’s hugely popular Black Mirror series. Black Mirror […]

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Retort: Red Dead Redemption 2 is True Art. But It’s Hardly the Only Piece Worth Examining

  I have a confession to make: I don’t like anything by Rockstar Games. To many, this is an outrageous statement. Rockstar is one of the largest developers in the industry, and produces games reminiscent in size, scope, and budget to Hollywood blockbusters. Their games are universally lauded by fans and critics alike, and are […]

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