**SOME SPOILERS AHEAD!! YOU WERE WARNED!!** Apparently in response to a ton of backlash for his portrayal of Black Widow in this weekend’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” director Joss Whedon has disabled his twitter account. Having just finished seeing the […]
Walking into Quarters, I was a bit skeptical as to how it would really alter my perception of/interaction with video games. After ordering some chicken tenders and a cheap beer, I been to look at the selection of classic titles. I […]
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Last week, I responded to a blog post about Bioshock and the role of female minor characters within the series’ narrative. Although I must confess that I am biased towards this particular franchise — especially Bioshock: Infinite, which I still […]
The final scene of the film “The Usual Suspects” represents an example of the existence of media relativism in respect to narrative. This idea is similar to linguistic relativism, which purports that no two languages can occupy the same space when […]
As I sit down to write this post, I can still feel my heart pounding in my chest. Minutes ago, I was taking my 10th crack at “Bloodborne’s” third boss battle, The Blood-starved Beast. With my supply of blood vials […]
Recently, “The Order: 1886” — a new AAA title for the Playstation 4 — was released and was met with mixed reviews. From what I have read thus far, a lot of the praise that the game has received has […]
I commented very briefly towards the end of last class about our extensive discussion regarding the portrayal of gender in video games. We focused on the likes of “Bayonetta” and “Final Fantasy” in terms of each game’s respective portrayal of the […]
When my partners and I initially sat down to plan out our “Choose Your Own Adventure” game, “Escape from Spooky Manor,” we began pretty scatterbrained to say the least.
When we were initially asked to play “Redshift and Portalmetal,” I did not think twice about its self-prescribed identity as a video game, that is until I finished my second play through.