June 16, 2018

The Remake Dilemma

I hope that the Resident Evil 2 remake carries the spirit of its former self. I’m looking forward to visiting Raccoon City for the first time. But I’ll carry that nagging sense in the back of my mind that what I’m playing is a different experience to those who played it in 1998, hiding under their duvets.
June 13, 2018
Mario Party 11 Nintendo Switch

‘Super Mario Party’ Impressions: The Refresh We Deserve

The Mario Party franchise has been a disappointing mess for years. Super Mario Party looks like the perfect course-correction for the series.
June 10, 2018
Microsoft E3 2018

Microsoft E3 2018: Laying the Foundation

Microsoft just held its best Xbox E3 press conference in years. Click here for a rundown of the most important moments.
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.
January 17, 2018

‘Devilman Crybaby’ Reminds Us What It Means to Be Human

To be human is to be capable of overwhelming good and evil. 'Devilman Crybaby' abounds with a wide spectrum of powerful emotions and doesn't shy away from the uncomfortable. A steady beat pulses, a tempo, a sign that within the chaos beats the heart of humanity.