Joanna Nelius

March 11, 2018

The Leading Ladies of Horror Games: or the Neglected, Orphaned, Girls of Insane Asylums

Have you ever taken a cold, hard look at the childhoods of female protagonists in horror games? Many of them have been orphaned or abandoned, or put into a mental asylum or orphanage, or some combination of those.
February 11, 2018

Games that Changed Our Lives: Exploring the Grieving Process in ‘What Remains of Edith Finch’

When someone says, "that game changed my life," the first thing some people think of is that it changed their life in a grandiose way—in a way that stuck with them well into adulthood.
November 29, 2017

Happy 45th, Pong (You’re Old, But We Still Love You)

With such a focus on multiplayer, “linked” entertainment, what is it about Pong that has endured through the decades
November 1, 2017

The Use of Catholic Themes in ‘Outlast 2’

That’s the exact conundrum Outlast 2 and many other Catholic-based horror stories have presented: the perception of sin and the guilt that follows.
September 19, 2017
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The Real-Life Biotech in Bloober Team’s ‘Observer’

I recently had the opportunity to play Bloober Team’s latest game, Observer—a fantastic game for those who are interested in cyberpunk.
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